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Isadora Emprende El Vuelo (original 1977; edition 1977)

by Jong Erica (Author)

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Title:Isadora Emprende El Vuelo
Authors:Jong Erica (Author)
Info:GRIJALBO MONDADORI 1977 Novela erótica. Traducción de Esther Donato. 1977 1ª edición Grijalbo Barcelona 400 pág 21x13 cm Rústica Libro de mano 112
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How to Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong (1977)

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very erotic. scenes with orgeys and lesbians and very raunchy sex. other than all that, i enjoyed the book. jong is a great and insightful writer. ( )
  amanaceerdh | Oct 27, 2010 |
How to Save Your Own Life is the sequel to Erica Jong’s debut novel, Fear of Flying. This one finds heroine – and Jong’s literary alter ego – Isabelle Wing back in New York, deciding whether or not to leave her “awful wedded husband” Bennett.

As with Fear of Flying, this novel is frank, funny, and surprisingly contemporary for being over 30 years old. It is as full of insight and spot-on commentary about the human condition as the best of Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, John Updike, or any of the other male authors Jong set out to emulate from a female perspective.

Full review posted on Rose City Reader. ( )
  RoseCityReader | Feb 7, 2010 |
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Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published. Erica/Isadora are the perfect literary and libidinous guides for those readers who want to learn about-or just be reminded of-the sheer hedonistic innocence of the time. How to Save Your Own Life was praised by People for being "shameless, sex-saturated and a joy," and hailed by Anthony Burgess as one of the ninety-nine best novels published in English since 1939.

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