The Resource Adèle, Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor

Adèle, Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor

Label
Adèle
Title
Adèle
Statement of responsibility
Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Adèle appears to have the perfect life: She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But underneath the surface, she is bored--and consumed by an insatiable need for sex. Driven less by pleasure than compulsion, Adèle organizes her day around her extramarital affairs, arriving late to work and lying to her husband about where she's been, until she becomes ensnared in a trap of her own making. Suspenseful, erotic, and electrically charged, Adèle is a captivating exploration of addiction, sexuality, and one woman's quest to feel alive.--
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Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slimani, Leïla
Dewey number
843/.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
PQ2719.L56
LC item number
D3613 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Taylor, Sam
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalists
  • Sex addiction
  • Sex addicts
  • Women
  • Adultery
  • Married women
  • Paris (France)
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Psychological
  • FICTION / Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Adèle, Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in French as Dans le jardin de l'ogre by Éditions Gallimard, Paris. English-language edition published simultaneously in the United States of America in Penguin Books and in the United Kingdom by Faber & Faber Ltd."--Title page verso
  • Includes A Penguin reader's guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
216, 9 pages
Isbn
9780143132189
Lccn
2018039406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1080866829
  • (YBP)ybp15362174
Label
Adèle, Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in French as Dans le jardin de l'ogre by Éditions Gallimard, Paris. English-language edition published simultaneously in the United States of America in Penguin Books and in the United Kingdom by Faber & Faber Ltd."--Title page verso
  • Includes A Penguin reader's guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
216, 9 pages
Isbn
9780143132189
Lccn
2018039406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1080866829
  • (YBP)ybp15362174

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