By Luke Davies,

Book cover of Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction

Book description

"Candy is beside me, drenched in sweat. She's breathing gently, long slow breaths. I imagine her soul going in and out: wanting to leave, wanting to come back, wanting to leave, wanting to come back. The day will soon harden into what we need to do. But for now we…

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1 author picked Candy as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Davies was a poet before he wrote Candy and it shows. The prose is beautiful. Candy is the story of the unnamed narrator, his girlfriend Candy and their love and addiction. This is another story of essentially good people who dabble in drugs and find themselves in Hell. 

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