9781743795699

The Lotus Eaters

Emily Clements


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ISBN: 9781743795699
Published: February 2020

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Since childhood, Emily Clements' sense of self had always been shaped by the opinions of others and the need to be liked.

When a stand-off with her best friend sees nineteen-year-old Emily stranded in Vietnam, she is alone for the first time and adrift in a new environment. With seemingly nothing to lose, she makes the biggest decision of her life - to stay. But Emily's attempts to bridge a yawning loneliness spur a downward spiral of recklessness, as she hurtles from one sexual encounter to the next. It will take a truly terrifying experience for her to understand that sex is both a weapon and a wound in her battle for self-worth and empowerment.

Delicately interweaving past and present, The Lotus Eaters is a sharply written story of self-redemption from an exciting young voice in Australian memoir that dissects the patterns of blame and shame women can form around their bodies and relationships.

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  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9781743795699
  • Published: February 2020
  • Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Width (mm): 153
  • Height (mm): 234
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): Not specified

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