Nov 29, 2020
Any Man
Posted by Amber Tamblyn

In her blazingly original and unforgettable debut novel Any Man , Amber Tamblyn brings to startling life a specter of sexual violence in the shadowy form of Maude, a serial female rapist who preys on men.In this electric and provocative debut novel, Tamblyn blends genres of poetry, prose, and elements of suspense to give shape to the shocking narratives of victims of sexu In her blazingly original and unforgettable debut novel Any Man , Amber Tamblyn brings to startling life a specter of sexual violence in the shadowy form of Maude, a serial female rapist who preys on men.In this electric and provocative debut novel, Tamblyn blends genres of poetry, prose, and elements of suspense to give shape to the shocking narratives of victims of sexual violence, mapping the destructive ways in which our society perpetuates rape culture.A violent serial rapist is on the loose, who goes by the name Maude She hunts for men at bars, online, at home the place doesn t matter, neither does the man Her victims then must live the aftermath of their assault in the form of doubt from the police, feelings of shame alienation from their friends and family and the haunting of a horrible woman who becomes the phantom on which society projects its greatest fears, fascinations and even misogyny All the while the police are without leads and the media hound the victims, publicly dissecting the details of their attack.What is extraordinary is how as years pass these men learn to heal, by banding together and finding a space to raise their voices Told in alternating viewpoints signature to each voice and experience of the victim, these pages crackle with emotion, ranging from horror to breathtaking empathy Get A Copy Kindle Store UKOnline StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle

  • Title: Any Man
  • Author: Amber Tamblyn
  • ISBN: 0062688936
  • Page: 472
  • Format: ebook
  • Any Man In her blazingly original and unforgettable debut novel Any Man Amber Tamblyn brings to startling life a specter of sexual violence in the shadowy form of Maude a serial female rapist who preys on

    Krystin Rachel

    Blog BookstagramThis book is unlike anything I have ever read, and I am utterly emotionally ruined by it.Seriously This book has fucked me up.I started reading this in the morning and I didn t put it down until I read the last page that evening I was completely obsessed, completely enthralled and emotionally enamoured.I ve taken a couple of days to think about this review because I want it to be coherent and not preachy, but I m definitely about to go on a rant of epic proportions filled wit Blo [...]


    Sara

    When I was in my twenties I was attacked, assaulted, groped.I don t know what word to really use for it I was on a bus that was full of people The subway was broken down and I had to stand I was facing the windows and leaning over some old woman who wasn t making eye contact because you don t do that on NYC public transportation if you can help it I didn t see his face At first I just assumed it was because there were so many people The trains and the buses get super crowded, especially in When [...]


    JV

    TW Rape, suicide, self harm, gore, and violence With a flair of unorthodox writing, Tamblyn creates a provocative debut novel that is befuddling in its narrative style and experimental format, but still sears with an irrefutable verity about rape culture, sexual assault and aggression, the effects of patriarchal masculinity on men, and the way by which we feast on this ruckus in various media as it upends the lives of survivors, who in turn, commit atrocious acts that might eventually lead to s [...]


    Raeleen Lemay

    This book is insane It s been a while since I flew through a book as quickly as I did with this one, and for good reason There is absolutely no down time in this book, it just made it impossible for me to put it down It obviously tackles very real, raw, and intense topics, rape being the main focus But not only that, it discusses recovery, suicide, eating disorders, among many others I really loved how Tamblyn spoke frankly about all of these things, and her sometimes very poetic writing sty Thi [...]


    Samantha Irby

    FUCKED ME RIGHT UP WOW


    *TANYA*

    Unlike anything I ve ever read It was macabre, twisted and so unique It s not for the faint of heart I loved the writing style, at one point I forgot this was fiction, needless to say I was very impressed with Amber Tamblyn.


    Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows)

    You ever start reading a book and know immediately that it was going to be something different than what you ve ever read before That you know you re going to get gut punched and deepen that line between your eyes from the intense face you make as you turn each page Yeah, that s what happened here.Amber Tamblyn uses a variety of writing styles here to bring you a story that s not about the victimizer, but about the victims She takes us deep into their minds in the aftermath of their horrible You [...]



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