Me and the devil: A Novel

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Full title me and the devil
Author tosches nick
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display_description An aging writer in New York has an ecstatic night with an enticing young woman he meets in a bar and descends into both madness and hell in an effort to recapture the otherworldly rapture he felt that night. An aging New Yorker, a writer named Nick, feels life ebbing out of him. The world has gone to hell and Nick is so sick of it all that he can't even have a glass of champagne. Then one night he meets a tantalizing young woman who agrees to come back to his apartment. Their encounter is the most strangely extraordinary of his life. Propelled by uncontrollable, primordial desires, he enters a new and unimagined dimension of the forbidden and is filled with a sexual and spiritual ecstasy that is as intense as it is unholy. Suddenly Nick's senses are alive. He feels strong, unconquerable , beyond all inhibition and earthly morality. He indulges in life's pleasures, pure and perverse, sublime and dangerous, from the delicate flavors of the perfect tomato to the fleshy beauty of a woman's thigh. But Nick's desire to sustain his rapture leads him to a madness and a darkness far greater and dreadful than have ever ridden the demon mares of night.
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subject_facet Authors -- Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Mental illness -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
title_display Me and the devil : a novel
title_full Me and the Devil A Novel, Me and the devil : a novel / Nick Tosches
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topic_facet Authors, Fiction, Good and evil, Literature, Man-woman relationships, Mental illness, Suspense