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When she was a child Krissy Kneen fell deeply, helplessly in love with her own sexuality. As a young woman she pursued her desires down whatever risk-strewn paths they led. Now, middle-aged and happily married, she remains driven by the need for orgasm, racked by obsessive lust, constantly in thrall to the temptation of pornography.
Could this be a problem?

Reviews

'Affection is that rare beast; a sexual memoir that is not only uniquely interesting and daringly explicit but is also poetic, offbeat, confronting and funny.' Linda Jaivin, Weekend Australian

PRH, PRH

'Affection's real subject is self-acceptance. Kneen's is hard-earned and bitter-sweet; her account of getting there is sexy, sad and deeply satisfying.' Emily Maguire, Age

PRH, PRH

'Krissy Kneen explores life in terms of her abundant and raucous sexuality. To focus on the prurient aspects of this memoir, however, is to miss its gorgeous heart.' Courier Mail

PRH, PRH

'All of creation radiates an erotic energy in her narrative...Beneath the surface sexuality, Affection's triumph is that of an assured novelist of any genre.' Sunday Age

PRH, PRH

'Beautifully written, painfully honest…Kneen's stark, sensuous writing style and clear-eyed honesty are immensely appealing.' Big Issue

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781921656729

    September 27, 2010

    Text (Adult)

    288 pages

    RRP $24.99

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