The Loves of Faustyna: A Novel

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The Loves of Faustyna A Novel When a cloud in the shape of human buttocks appears over Krakow in and lingers over the city residents believe the world is coming to an end For demure bookish psychology student Faustyna this
  • Title: The Loves of Faustyna: A Novel
  • Author: Nina Fitzpatrick
  • ISBN: 9780140241327
  • Page: 211
  • Format: Paperback
  • When a cloud in the shape of human buttocks appears over Krakow in 1967 and lingers over the city, residents believe the world is coming to an end For demure, bookish psychology student Faustyna, this is unthinkable because if the world ends she will die a virgin Within hours she is off to the Europa Hotel to bare her own shapely bottom during a tryst she arranges withWhen a cloud in the shape of human buttocks appears over Krakow in 1967 and lingers over the city, residents believe the world is coming to an end For demure, bookish psychology student Faustyna, this is unthinkable because if the world ends she will die a virgin Within hours she is off to the Europa Hotel to bare her own shapely bottom during a tryst she arranges with a Russian dignitary, beginning a riotous sexual odyssey that takes her up and down the social scale and across the political spectrum of Communist Poland in its dying decade In the years that follow, Faustyna finds herself playing many roles housewife, lover, mother, and psychologist in a country that has gone mad Baffled and perplexed, she finds that the only way to survive is to throw herself into the great collective insanity But through the triumphs and tribulations she is always, hilariously, Faustyna.
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    This book joins my list of favorite reads The various quotes and descriptions on this book do not do justice to the witty and smart writing Every page brought a turn of phrase, play on words or metaphor that delighted me I ve chosen just one example return return There were two large windows in my new apartment in Krzemionki The east window looked out on a small square where a scabby weeping willow hunched under the relentless gaze of the housewives from the surrounding tenements The west window [...]

    before reading this book, i hadn t known enough about poland in the 1960 s through the 1990 s to be able to place the references to names and dates and events and locations with which this politically minded novel is rife also, i was not sure that i wanted to read yet another book that turned out to follow across several decades the life of a depressed character who becomes a bad parent there is something in the rhythm of fitzpatrick s writing, however, that is irresistible what s , faustyna her [...]

    Entertaining, easy read with a touch of humour with a twist of political intrigue I have to admit that I was a expecting a bit of a romance novel based on the back cover blurb, however Faustayna s loves were not merely for men.I purchased this book 10 years ago from a bargain bin and hadn t read it before it was condemned to a storage container in my parent s old buildings as I moved to university, work, overseas Re discovered it whilst searching for childhood books to pass on to my little sist [...]

    Young Faustyna s life is forever changed by the appearance of an Airborne Buttocks Event That s all I remember it s been years since I read this.

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