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Fiction Literary

Queen Solomon

by (author) Tamara Faith Berger

Publisher
Coach House Books
Initial publish date
Sep 2018
Category
Literary, BDSM, Jewish
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781552453728
    Publish Date
    Sep 2018
    List Price
    $19.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781770565654
    Publish Date
    Sep 2018
    List Price
    $11.99

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Description

The erotic awakening and mental disintegration of an intense young man who leaves home and enters the phantasm of Israel. It's just another boring summer for our teenaged narrator - until Barbra arrives. An Ethiopian Jew, Barbra was brought to Israel at age five, a part of Operation Solomon, and now our narrator's well-intentioned father has brought her, as a teen, to their home for the summer. But Barbra isn't the docile and grateful orphan they expect, and soon our narrator, terrified of her and drawn to her in equal measure, finds himself immersed in compulsive psychosexual games with her, as she binge-drinks and lies to his family. Things go terribly wrong, and Barbra flees. But seven years later, as our narrator is getting his life back on track, with a new girlfriend and a master's degree in Holocaust Studies underway, Barbra shows up at our narrator's house once again, her "spiritual teacher" in tow, and our narrator finds his politics, and his sanity, back in question.

About the author

Tamara Faith Berger was born in Toronto. Tamara wrote porn stories for a living and attempted to make dirty films before publishing her first book, Lie with Me, in 1999. In 2001, The Way of the Whore, her second book, was published. In 2004, Lie with Me was made into a film starring Lauren Lee Smith. Maidenhead is her third book. Tamara is presently working on a novel about a Russian hired killer and socialist. She is also a graduate student at the University of British Columbia working on her Masters of Fine Arts.

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