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The Complete Lockpick Pornography Paperback – May 1, 2012
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"The best parts of Toronto-based writer Joey Comeau's stories in The Complete Lockpick Pornography are his surprising yet compassionate endings." —The Coast
About the Author
Joey Comeau is the author of "One Bloody Thing After Another," "Overqualified," and" It's Too Late to Say I'm Sorry," as well as the popular web comic "A Softer World." He lives in Toronto.
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The first story is pretty much how I remember my childhood, my friends, sex, and identity. I'm sure it was actually nothing like in the story, but that's how I remember it and isn't that what is really important? None the less, you should read the story. It's inspiring, challenging, and fun.
The second story reminds me of my relationship with my partner, but I'm not the main character...my partner is. Once again, you should read the story. Then hug someone. You don't have to love them, but maybe you should consider it. Loving people can be tough, but really exciting and rewarding too. Maybe just start with a hug first.
Thanks for the great adventures, Joey.
Both of these books are absolute joys to read, despite also being ostensibly depressing. The wit is biting, but it's a love bite. There is gut wrenching hilarity within these pages, but it serves to strengthen the genuine messages. My biggest fear is that this collection will be designated to the "gay literature" section of bookshops, because it is not "gay literature". It is "everyone literature".
If you want to feel good and also kind of bad and have a laugh but also maybe change your life, you should pick up this book.
Lockpick pornography is one of the funniest, tenderest stories I have ever had the fortune to come across, a perfect balance of brutality and bittersweet emotion. It is chock full of jokes, sex, violence, more jokes, and the sort of writing you want to carve into your chest. Comeau's signature style is evident from the off, and his capacity to turn violent sex into romance is staggering to behold.
We all got it coming is a love story, and a love story you need to read. If you like books or making fires or being outside or being inside or war or peace or skateboards or bicycles or sunshine or rain or whatever, just read the bloody book. A knife-edge of violence and love, of fear and aggression, this is as close to perfect as you are likely to get.
Buy this book.
I came here to buy it for my boyfriend, and I hope he loves it just as much.
If you're undecided, just read the first few sentences. It starts out great and doesn't lose steam.
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