Lust [Elfriede Jelinek, Michael Hulse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In a quaint Austrian ski resort, things are not quite what they seem. Book Review: Lust by Elfriede Jelinek. Do not be fooled by the title. Lust is not a summer beach read. In fact, I’m not sure how I would classify it. Elfriede Jelinek was born in Austria in and grew up in Vienna where she attended the famous Music Conservatory. The leading Austrian.

Author: Fenrijind Vujind
Country: Burkina Faso
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Software
Published (Last): 16 February 2009
Pages: 495
PDF File Size: 1.6 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.69 Mb
ISBN: 172-5-99351-808-6
Downloads: 42346
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dugis

Untergriff Kammgriff — Turnen, Sportsprache vgl.

You might, at most, smirk at the thought of castrating someone. Page The quote below combined the two. Wow, what amazing language on the one hand side and what gruesome content on the other side. Elfriede Jelinek is an Austrian playwright jdlinek novelist, best known for her novel, The Piano Teacher.

It matters not to me who the responsible party is here. The o trigger warning: Dec 13, M. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Books by Elfriede Jelinek. Gerti wanders into a nearby skiing resort in her evening gown and slippers at the height of her drunkenness, has a sexual encounter with Michael, elfridde self centered youth with political hopes.

Kevin Stephany’s Critique Compendium

I’m still willing to give Jelinek, and even this book, another chance — I do like ha I might return to this. Jelinek has created a powerful and interesting narrative voice which I believe only a woman is capable of having. It was all mind-numbing, dull and erratic attempts at metaphors, analogies and descriptors, rather than story-telling.

How one would like to make it the cornerstone of self! She has been at the mercy of hands and tongues… And for some of us having been roughly jellinek and fondled like this would be just what we have wanted.


But the dear women are so attached to them This novel makes me think. But after a certain point I needed this book to be done.

A bestseller throughout Europe, Lust conforms Elfriede Jelinek as the most challenging writer female or male in Europe today. The author described the conclusion of a sexual act as follows: I feel as if I should bathe my soul in bleach, though. On almost every page men and women being caught up in superficial looks and pretentious appearances are shown as contagious diseases prevalent throughout our consumer-driven societies.

You are commenting using your WordPress. En cambio, en Jelinek se entiende a la violencia sexual a la que es sometida la protagonista bajo una lupa marxista: My main criticism dealt with the scope of the book. It’s well written, but I’m just not in the mood for modernist games. I ended up giving myself more enter Mentioned that I wanted to read Women as Lovers and Carol sent this to me par poste or maybe when we were in Lodi?

Book Review: Lust by Elfriede Jelinek | Kevin Stephany’s Critique Compendium

Oh, what a difficult read, felt like a poem for the most part, set in paragraphs. Who belongs to the Virgin Mary. But Michael is on his way up the Austrian political ladder, and he is, after all, a man.

The only thing the husband in this book did was rape his wife, or talk about raping his wife, or plan to rape his wife, or drug their child so he could rape his wife in peace. Oct 30, Shanmugam rated it really liked it.

It is true the hairdresser fails at keeping Gerti fresh. Tarinana teos on karmaiseva. One comment Sounds like a rough read. La mujer le llama. A husband who uses her every hole to fill and gorge with his own juices and then leaves her soiled and bent with nary a kiss goodbye is still not enough abuse for her so Gerti ventures out to seek more in the shape and forms of youth that are now and forever escaping her.


As for the jelniek women she portrays she clearly positions herself above and beyond them, and in fact holds them responsible for the spousal abuse they receive inasmuch as they are themselves slaves to wanting the things and prestige that only money can buy.

It is the human condition we are born with.

Typically, pornography excites an individual. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Let me just write I found it unique.

The gargantuan number of orifices filled and splayed seem almost hilarious and often delightfully insane. De vez en cuando salta una frase brillante pero en general suelen ser del tipo “los hombres son todos unos cerdos y sus penes son asquerosos” o “los esquiadores son gilipollas”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The OCD in lusf was compelled to rate it anyway.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I wasn’t jellnek sure that I’d want to read about sexual violence rape in marriage anyway. Lust also served as a vehicle to critique capitalism. Clearly I am no longer of the patriarchal and consumer-driven society I have been born into, and I have done my utmost to insure http: This site uses cookies.