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Nothing Natural

by Jenny Diski

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Published by Minerva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7966578M
    ISBN 100749390565
    ISBN 109780749390563

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"It is hard to imagine that an entertaining, informative book could be written about nothing, but Robert Kaplan has done 4/4(3). NOTHING NATURAL by Jenny Diski | Kirkus Reviews. Perhaps not for everyone, but here, actually, is an S-M novel with soul.

Rachel Kee, a ish Jewish divorcÉe living in London with her pre-school-aged child, Carrie, has her morning coffee and reads about a rapist in the news. 'Nothing Natural' received heavy criticism when it came out, with both feminists and male critics claiming that it condoned sadomasochistic relationships.

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Modern humans are %. A symbol for what is not there, an emptiness that increases any number it's added to, an inexhaustible and indispensable paradox. As we enter the yearzero is once again making its presence felt. Nothing itself, it makes possible a myriad of calculations.

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And what, exactly, does it mean? For Kaplan, the history of zero is a lens for looking not only into Pages: