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An Unexamined Life

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Gareth Young’s second novel spices up echoes of Kafka’s The Trial and Nabakov’s Lolita with a pinch of erotica as he crafts a compelling tale of the relentless and inevitable decline of a modern day Don Giovanni.

Joe Kay is released from a career that had long since lost its meaning by inheritance and seeks solace in his marriage, but when he discovers that a decade of negl
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Published (first published August 10th 2011)
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Oct 21, 2011 Bill rated it really liked it
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Calling this a modern day Lolita really fails to do this book justice.
The flawed main character Joe Kay is bored with life, newly flush with cash after an inheritance and looking for fun. Flirtations with internet porn and strip club visits spiral out of control as Joe's libido takes him into the arms of a string of women as his wife is too focused on her business. Among the arms and loins he seeks escape in are his neighbor, wifes assistant, a stripper and then a 17 year old girl keen to escap
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Nov 11, 2012 Gareth Young rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I love it - but then I wrote it! While racy and in parts quite unpleasant, it is far the best thing I have ever written.
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