Spy in the House of Love


A Spy in the House of Love expresses Nin’s individual vision of feminine sexuality with a ferocious dramatic force. Through Sabrina’s affairs with four men, she lays bare all the duplicity and fragmentation of self involved in the search for love.

ISBN: 9780141183718 Author: Nin, Anais Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: 30th August 2001 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.52 (edition:21) Pages: 123 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Beautiful, bored and bourgeoise, Sabina leads a double life inspired by her relentless desire for brief encounters with near-strangers. Fired into faithlessness by a desperate longing for sexual fulfilment, she weaves a sensual web of deceit across New York. But when the secrecy of her affairs becomes too much to bear, Sabina makes a late night phone-call to a stranger from a bar, and begins a confession that captivates the unknown man and soon inspires him to seek her out…

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