Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body (Paperback)
  • Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body (Paperback)

Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 21/04/2016
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Take a funny and illuminating tour of the female body with award-winning comedian Sara Pascoe. Women have so much going on, what with boobs and jealousy and menstruating and broodiness and sex and infidelity and pubes and wombs and jobs and memories and emotions and the past and the future and themselves and each other. Here's a book that deals with all of it. Sara Pascoe has joked about feminity and sexuality on stage and screen but now she has a book to talk about it all for a bit longer. Animal combines autobiography and evolutionary history to create a funny, fascinating insight into the forces that mould and affect modern women. Animal is entertaining and informative, personal and universal - silly about lots of things and serious about some. It's a laugh-out-loud investigation to help us understand and forgive our animal urges and insecurities.

"Quirky, hilarious and well-argued…I cannot think of anything quite like it. It's part-memoir, part comedy, part anthropological investigation" - Daily Telegraph

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571325221

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