Alternatives to Sex: A Novel

Alternatives to Sex: A Novel

Stephen McCauley

Boston genuine property agent William Collins is familiar with that his conduct are slipping uncontrolled. as a result of obsessive-compulsive day-by-day cleansing binges and a penchant for nightly on-line cruising for hookups, he unearths his revenues figures slipping regardless of a booming industry. there is additionally his ongoing fight to gather the hire from his passive-aggressive tenant and his concerns approximately his ally, Edward, whom he is definitely not in love with. simply as he makes a decision to deal with his lifestyles, he meets Charlotte and Samuel, prosperous suburbanites trying to find the proper urban residence. "Happy couple," he writes in his notes. "Maybe i will examine anything from them." What he finally discovers demanding situations his personal assumptions approximately actual property, love, and wish; and what they study from him may perhaps resolve a budding friendship, let alone a truly promising sale.

filled with crackling discussion introduced by way of a stellar ensemble of avid gamers, Alternatives to Sex is a great, hilarious chronicle of lifestyles in post-traumatic, morally ambiguous the United States -- the place the need to do strong is continually being tripped up through the necessity to consider sturdy. at once.

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