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Poisoning Eros

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Sometimes life is unfair. Sometimes life just plain sucks. You do what you can to get by, but then sometimes even that isn't enough. Meet Gloria, aging porno actress, failed wife and mother, drug-addict, seduced into a monstrous world of depraved sex and violent deceit, battling to save her immortal soul and that of her only daughter from Inferno . . . and you thought your ...more
Paperback, 227 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by 3f Publications
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Squeasel
Nov 05, 2014 Squeasel rated it really liked it
A bit uneven and scattered in parts, but pretty hilarious (unless you're my German mother, who didn't even think A Confederacy of Dunces was funny. And if you are my German mother, you should definitely avoid reading this book, even though the authors dedicated it to their moms. I don't have the energy for your guaranteed enraged rants on "how could you possibly read this, this FILTH! No! This is the product of diseased brains and I seriously think these people should be locked up!" After all, y ...more
Craig
Jun 13, 2013 Craig rated it really liked it
So I've been reading Wrath James White books now for several years and this one has always been on the 'to read' list as I've never been able to get an affordable copy. But that has now changed.

This book follows Gloria, an aging porn star who's career has taken a turn for the worse as she finds herself having to do more extreme films in order to pay for her drug addiction. However she's going to have to go through hell and back if you wants to turn her life around and right her wrongs.

I've purpo
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Douglas Castagna
Jun 04, 2013 Douglas Castagna rated it it was amazing
Thanks to Deadite Press, this title will be available again. That is how I was able to finally get my hands on it. If you thought Wrath was intense, then you have not seen anything yet. This tome follows a used up porn star's decent into the deepest abyss literal and figuratively and her struggles therein. Along the way our senses are assaulted in only the way Wrath James white can and that is mercilessly and endlessly. Not for the squeamish.
Jan
Jun 27, 2008 Jan rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Horror (adult)
POISONING EROS (w/ Monica J O'Rourke) is a fantastic read. Although filled with depraved sex, IMO it's there to provide the motivation of the storyline - not for the gross-out shock value.

I've heard rumours of a sequel . . . I'm hoping that those rumours are true.
Lori
Jan 03, 2010 Lori rated it really liked it
This book was my own personal Holy Grail of disturbing literature. I finally got to enjoy this nugget and finished it tonight. It did not disappoint. Of course, there were things that I didn't care for, but overall, I enjoyed this book more than words can say!
Horror Reviewer
May 27, 2011 Horror Reviewer rated it it was amazing
What can I say no matter how many of Wrath's books I read he never fails to entertain me. Excellent author!
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