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Where Does Kissing End?

by (author) Kate Pullinger

McArthur & Company
Initial publish date
Nov 1999
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Nov 1999
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Stephen Smith falls in love assuming that this is where happiness lies. The object of his desire is Mina Savage, the illegitimate child of parents themselves both illegitimate, a young woman whose ambitions and appetites outstrip Stephen's wildest fantasies. They become lovers. But when Mina continues to disappear at night, Stephen tries to force her to be faithful to him. Is Mina simply unfashionably promiscuous or is there something more sinister about her vampiric attitude towards other men?WHERE DOES KISSING END? is a Dracula for the end of the century. It asks: where does the pleasure end and the hurting begin?

About the author

Kate Pullinger was born in Vancouver, and now lives in London. She is the author of TINY LIES, a collection of short stories, and several novels, including the Governor General Award-winning The Mistress of Nothing. She collaborated with Jane Campion on the novel of the film The Piano, and has written for film, television and radio. She teaches creative writing and new media at De Montfort University.

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