Massage and the Writer Alternate Cover Edition There is no schizophrenic pastime than the application of oil to flesh Whether as bodily relief and relaxation a means of seduction or a form of prostitution m

  • Title: Massage and the Writer
  • Author: Isham Cook
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 114
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  • Alternate Cover Edition 978 0988744578There is no schizophrenic pastime than the application of oil to flesh Whether as bodily relief and relaxation, a means of seduction, or a form of prostitution, massage has long both fascinated and repelled But what if these contradictory aspects of the practice the therapeutic and the erotic were seen as inseparable and integraAlternate Cover Edition 978 0988744578There is no schizophrenic pastime than the application of oil to flesh Whether as bodily relief and relaxation, a means of seduction, or a form of prostitution, massage has long both fascinated and repelled But what if these contradictory aspects of the practice the therapeutic and the erotic were seen as inseparable and integral to it Spiced up by travels in the East in search of the ideal massage, bristling with trenchant, provocative essays, Massage and the Writer will appeal to litt rateurs and aficionados of radical sexuality, while infuriating the polite massage business of New Age spas, aroma oils, and how to coffee table books all those with a stake in the strict separation of massage and sex.

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    About "Isham Cook"

    1. Isham Cook

      American novelist and essayist based in China since 1994 Writing philosophy downmarket, big concept, provocative, discriminating, outrageous My new release AMERICAN ROCOCO ESSAYS ON THE EDGE now available on NetGalley through the end of June.

    171 thoughts on “Massage and the Writer”

    1. Isham Cook just might be the most audacious Westerner writing about China today, maybe even in history. The only other author here that has come close to matching his licentious exploits is Sir Edmund Backhouse, whose posthumous memoir, Décadence Mandchoue: The China Memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, about his bisexual romps in the bathhouses of 1800s Beijing, sent historians spinning.Backhouse’s Oriental escapades remained unpublished until a century after his death, but Isham Cook i [...]


    2. Weird, erotic, yet not especially titillating, the author wanders about Asia in search of erotic massage like a modern day Tom Jones adventurer or a male Candy. He does pause to consider how like 1984 the North Korean and Burmese cultures are and also proposes that ALL sex including marital be paid for at the going rates. I found myself irritated by his massage class accusers whom I thought to be too uptight and/or repressed for words. I also found myself bemused by his randiness. He describes h [...]


    3. Whether you’ll enjoy Isham’s second book Massage and the Writer depends on how open-minded you are. If you’re conservative – either of the traditional “thou shall not fuck prostitutes” type, or the more malignant PC liberal type that views any sexual encounters between white men and foreigners as some kind of residual colonialist blight – then you’ll hate this book. Luckily for Isham, I have no problem with frank observations about sex. The sexual market, after all, overrides all [...]



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