Feuchtgebiete has ratings and reviews. Michelle said: Everyone says that this book is super gross. Honestly, I wasn’t grossed out or amused by. Editions for Feuchtgebiete: (Paperback published in ), by Charlotte Roche First published Sort by . ebook, pages. Wetlands eBook: Charlotte Roche, Tim Mohr: : Kindle Store. Since its debut in February, the novel (“Feuchtgebiete,” in German) has sold more than .

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She seems determined to absorb the filth of the world, molecule by molecule.

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Humping, however, is far too pedestrian a word for what happens in Wetlands ; in fact,it’s the sort of polite term at which Helen, the narrator and our heroine, would turn up her noise in disgust before sticking that nose right into a stranger’s ass.

There were some parts that actually had me laughing out loud though, kind of in a Laurie Notaro-ridiculousness kind of way. Which, in microcosm, was exactly how I felt about Wetlands itself.

Helen describes her sexual adventures and intimate behaviors in such blunt and detailed ways, that many people ended up feeling purely grossed out by this novel. From the get go, I was pretty intrigued with this book. Helen doesn’t know what her father does for a living and she resents her mother for attempting to kill her younger brother while failing to commit suicide.

This book starts out “As far back as I remember, I’ve had hemorrhoids. Crazy Helen — I am unsure how to feel about the crazier bits of Helen.

I found it to be a psycological profile of a very disturbed individual with some serious mental problems.

Although, part way through reading, I wouldn’t have been surprised if the book had ended with her tucking into a rovhe of piss and a shit sandwich. Intimhygiene ist ein Fremdwort.


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And whether you like the book will depend on how open you yourself are to the ideas, embodied chalrotte her as practices, she puts forward. I don’t understand that at all. Easy to read, with some interesting ideas that deserve to be discussed, and which, because they are presented to us by a not entirely functional teenage girl, can’t be viewed as dogmatic assertions, despite carlotte she herself may present them. My wife had two books, and this is the one I pulled out of the bag at random.

Being sexually adventuresome is not some sort of fast-track for fem-street cred.

Y no xharlotte digo solamente pensando en lo desagradable que resulta, sino en lo inconsistente de su narrativa. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I would love to read a book which pushes these boundaries and truly explores what it means to be a woman today; however Wetlands is not this book.


Paperbackpages. I especially think this fear grows from a sexist sentiment too, as I read this and began to think about how feuchtgeviete feel and act about their bodily feuchtgebiwte. When I wasn’t bored, I was annoyed.

There followed a period where she undertook feuvhtgebiete that would shock and offend people — self mutilation in order to paint with blood, drug experiments, or shaving her head. And maybe there is bravery in screaming that out to a world that is so keen to keep a guard up. And even more, I loved that Helen was in control of her sexuality, and having all the sex she wanted, when she wanted, with a thirst for the feeling part of life that she was determined to slake her own way — and that way was through her nearly shameless embracing of sex and her sexuality.


Helen, an year-old, is in the hospital for an operation on her infected hemorrhoids exacerbated by shaving her nether regions. Go the whole hog, please. She loves to taste and swallow her own mucus, pus, body flow and liquids, including her own blood, vomit, vaginal mucus discharge, menstruation, feuchtgebiwte, tears and boogers.

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It gives a detailed topography of Helens hemorrhoids, continues into the subject of anal intercourse and only gains momentum from there, eventually reaching avocado pits as objects of female sexual satisfaction and here is where the debate kicks in just possibly female empowerment. And, I can offer you the following guidelines: A sensation it does, even perhaps a needed one, but Not really something you want to read about.

Check out Edna St Vincent: Why do we conceal our bodily functions and pretend as if, being human, that we rkche creatures of the mind, when most of us are controlled at all times by our basest physical urges? To ask other readers questions about Feuchtgebieteplease charltte up. The other colloquial meaning has something to do with a female body part.

My main problem with this was that it just wasn’t entertaining to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Share your thoughts with other customers. But the fact that it is what it is makes up for them. The thing is, though, these books seldom actually are important.