Books by Nelly Arcan

Nelly Arcan was born in Quebec in 1975. This is her first novel.

WHORE by Nelly Arcan
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Hard to get a handle on this very French-feeling, waiflike work that teases like a meal the anorexic Cynthia isn't allowed to swallow: ill-nourished fiction, overall, suggesting unconvincingly that this 'caged life is the only one possible.'"
A seemingly interminable (in spite of its size) and sophomoric exercise in automatic writing pursuing the existential woes of a 20-year-old escort-cum-prostitute. Read full book review >