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Getting Hurt

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In his own words, Charlie Cross is a bloke in love. A hard-drinking, chain-smoking lawyer, he is well-off, divorced and heading for trouble. When he meets Viola in an after-hours drinking club, he knows instinctively that they could do each other harm. What follows is one man's record of a love affair, an erotic, savagely funny and heartfelt tale of destructive sexual pass ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by Vintage (first published January 8th 1991)
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Adrian White
Feb 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everybody
Recommended to Adrian by: My brother Martin - forever grateful
Along with favourite other Andrew Davies book, B Monkey, this is exactly the type of book I hope to emulate in my writing. Easy, accessible style but hard, hard subject matter. What it feels like for a boy, as Madonna might sing!
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