Buy a cheap copy of Innocents book by Cathy Coote. Written when Cathy Coote was nineteen, Innocents is a taut, wickedly clever descent into the anatomy of. Innocents – Cathy Coote. by 1girl2manybooks on August 29, When I was 16, I went to the local horse races for a big meeting. My best friend in high school . All about Innocents by Cathy Coote. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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While repetitive at times, the writing is generally phenomenal.

So enamored by her is he, that he quits his job, rents them a new house and takes her away from her life. With the promise of redefining the stereotypes of Lolita -esque relationships, I had very high expectations for this novel.

Like, I get it. Open Preview See a Problem? The ascent of my reason from the animal ways of infanthood served only to give a form to my state, as a painter gives shape to a colour. Innocents is probably one of the most complicated,intense and disturbing book I’ve iinnocents read. The first few parts are very boring.


I can’t recommend this as a general read, but innocnets those interested in the subject matter of Lolita Complex or student-teacher relationship. We have a 16 year old girl who is, by her own diagnosis, out of her mind, perverse, a sadist – because she likes to draw her classmates naked and being violated violently. Feb 03, Rj Stephenson rated it did not like it. Apr 26, Evan rated it really innocens it Shelves: The characters annoyed me and the plot was non-existent.

This book is perverted, disgusting, and disturbing.

This lead her to lock herself in the bathroom and then squat on the floor and dribble semen out of her butt onto the tile. The surprise of this different penetration makes her feel powerless for the first time.


Unforgettable, disturbing, and morally complex, Innocents cathg unsettles our notions of innocence, experience, and power, and suggests that we all are culpable. Would I read this again? The ending was kind of expected though, I don’t know if it was just me but I’m glad it didn’t end catht being all redemption and let’s-forgive-and-fuck kinda stories.

The narrator is writing her “truth” to her former lover. Good read and very interesting. May 15, Joshua rated it it was ok Shelves: But when the perpetrator is a sixteen-year-old schoolgirl, is she culpable? But the complexities within the story really help to shap While perusing one of the book communities I was apart of, I came across this book.

As the story progresses we notice that he becomes slightly more hostile towards her and she revels in it. It seemed I learned to think in order to fantasise. Especially with the older man and young girl setting. The whole question of consent that this apparently brought up really was nix for me. After all the effort it took to acquire it, hoping it would be similar to The Virgin Suicides, and knowing it was meant to be a perverted take on the student-teacher relationship, I was horribly bored and disappointed.

She loves the more…violent side of him so she begins to tease it out of him slowly. When the nameless young narrator of Innocents decides to seduce her teacher, she immediately realizes that the power of her sexuality is greater than she ever imagined.

Fiction Book Review: INNOCENTS by Cathy Coote, Author . Grove $13 (p) ISBN

They were detailed, but I didn’t think they were horrific. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! They were detailed, but I didn’t think they were horrific. Relatively serious though it is, make no mistake, this is a sex book, full of arousing moments. Throughout the book,I felt sorry for this girl,who was controlled completely by her desires and cravings,finally ending up as a human being who was damaged beyond repair.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. But, isn’t fiction supposed to be slightly unrealistic? She leaves the aunt innocfnts uncle who are her guardians and moves in with her catby together, they quickly embark on a journey into their darkest desires.

And call me a square, but sex all day every day sounds like it would just get so BORING, especially since this chick didn’t even seem to L I couldn’t figure this book out. Dec 24, Praiz Sophyronja rated it it was amazing Shelves: But give me a plot.

The book then takes a strange turn with unwanted butt sex, which is, as we find, the reason the couple broke up. Sexual scenes are too graphic and obscene. And if the victim is her thirty-four-year-old teacher, shouldn’t he have known better?

Jnnocents is a VERY sexual book. The teenager girl is manipulative, cold, calculating, and completely unmoved my humanity. To view it, click here. I read this book a few years ago and I still have mixed feelings about it, but I decided I liked the style in which it was written. Innocents A novel by Cathy Coote. A 16 year old pursues a 34 year old and they have a very sexual relationship.