The Love Quest: A Sexual Odyssey

In this extraordinary volume of autobiography, the author of The Love Habit looks back on her travels and love affairs between the years 1952 and 1965. From a Parisian orgy attended by two Very Important Persons, to a passionate romance with a ruthless Tunisian gangster, she recounts her exotic adventures in colorful detail and with disarming candor. She also writes perceptively about growing older and about her relationships with her children, husbands, lovers, and friends, including the writer and artist Brion Gysin, the only man she loved but never slept with. Witty, wise, and sensual, this is the compelling story of a remarkable woman.