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The Tryst By Monique Roffey
23 March 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pmFree
Book Launch – of Monique Roffey’s long awaited novel about a modern day Adam & Lilith The Tryst – Published ByDodoInk
Monique Roffey (born 1965) is a Trinidadian-born British writer and memoirist. Her novels have been much acclaimed, winning awards including the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, for Archipelago, and the Costa Book of the Year award, for The Mermaid of Black Conch in 2021.
Rowan Pelling, editor of The Amorist, said: “The Tryst is a sly, feral, witty, offbeat erotic novella that unsettles the reader, even as it arouses. There are sex scenes of breath-taking audacity. What would any of us do if an irresistible sex daemon broke and entered our domestic lives, leaving havoc in her amoral wake? Monique Roffey knows that the real question about human desire is whether we even recognise our deepest yearnings. How can anyone resist what they have never even dreamt of?”