Virgin in the Gym and Other Stories


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In this book, her second collection of short stories, Perriam casts a candid eye on the foibles and neuroses of contemporary society. Many of her characters are living on a cliff-edge, prey to wild obsessions and guilt-edged insecurities, or struggling between doubt and faith, submission and revolt. Passion features in all its forms, from religious devotion to devotionless sex, and the darker side of love and sex is presented with startling honesty. Yet humour is never far away as Perriam probes the peaks and troughs of ...

Virgin in the Gym and Other Stories 2004, Robert Hale Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780709075233