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Jake's thing

Author: Kingsley Amis
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1979, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this fairly outrageous and definitely funny story of Jake and his lost libido, Kingsley Amis takes some well-aimed swipes at the crankier fringes of psychotherapy and at sex--1970s style.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0670404713 9780670404711
OCLC Number: 4504065
Description: 276 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: This is it --
The farting ploughboy --
Domestic interior --
Thunderball --
Business-head and Carter-face --
Focusing session --
Are you disturbed? --
Informal basis --
Guilt and shame --
Wanker! --
Academic study --
I have heard of your paintings too --
Can I take you out to dinner? --
Sexual act --
At Mr Shyster's --
At Mr Shyster's (continued) --
Exposing Ed --
Eve's thing --
That lazy feeling --
Girls everywhere --
I can help you --
Phallus's end --
Extreme bourgeois puritan conventionality --
Something I want to show you --
Increased insight --
What, and miss television? --
Smudger turns up trumps --
Physical after all.
Responsibility: Kingsley Amis.

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In this fairly outrageous and definitely funny story of Jake and his lost libido, Kingsley Amis takes some well-aimed swipes at the crankier fringes of psychotherapy and at sex--1970s style.

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