Taming the Beast

Taming the Beast

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Sarah Clark's life changes forever when her English teacher, Daniel Carr, seduces her after class. Their affair is erotic, passionate and dangerous - a meeting of minds and bodies. But when his wife finds out and he moves to another city with his family, Sarah is heartbroken. She drifts from one meaningless relationship to the next, seeking but never finding what she shared with Daniel.

Seven years later, Daniel walks back into her life, and they fall once again into an irresistible spiral of desire, eventually leading her to places darker than she ever imagined she wanted to go.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 127 x 196 x 20mm | 240g
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 1852424842
  • 9781852424848
  • 303,640

About Emily Maguire

Emily Maguire is an Australian novelist, essayist and English teacher. She lives in Sydney. Taming the Beast was her first novel: a worldwide sensation, it has been translated into 10 languages. Her second novel The Gospel According to Luke is also published by Serpent's Tail.
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Review quote

Crackling with controversy * Grazia * An uncompromising look at sex, desire and unrequited love * City Life * A dark examination of obsessive love * Bookmunch *
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1,691 ratings
3.48 out of 5 stars
5 26% (433)
4 28% (477)
3 25% (421)
2 12% (201)
1 9% (159)
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