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Melissa Broder

Milk Fed

€17,95
Rachel is twenty-four, a lapsed Jew who has made calorie restriction her religion. By day, she maintains an illusion of control by way of obsessive food rituals. At night, she pedals nowhere on the elliptical machine.

Then Rachel meets Miriam, a young Orthodox Jewish woman intent upon feeding her. Rachel is suddenly and powerfully entranced by Miriam by her sundaes and her body, her faith and her family and as the two grow closer, Rachel embarks on a journey marked by mirrors, mysticism, mothers, milk, and honey. Pairing superlative emotional insight with unabashed vivid fantasy, Melissa Broder tells a tale of appetites: of physical hunger, of sexual desire, of spiritual longing.

Milk Fed is a tender and riotously funny meditation on love, certitude, and the question of what we are all being fed, from one of our major writers on the psyche both sacred and profane.

Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2021
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Pages: 304
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781408897102
ISBN 10: 1408897105

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Milk Fed

€17,95