"We all live secret lives. During the day, we're hardly aware of them. We don't let ourselves see them. Only in the night do they come into their own, our secrets, the pictures running through our heads. Not language. Pictures. Pictures that make us tense up and groan out loud. Nightpictures.
"Sailor drifts through Venice. He is haunted by nightpictures, his most precious memories, that leave him fearful, shuddering, close to ejaculation.
"His affair with Dieppe is meant to be 'pure l'erotisme'. No kisses, definitely no falling in love.
"Dieppe has memories that haunt her, too. As their sexual relationship plays itself out amid the crumbling walls of Dieppe's shabby apartment, the verbal and sexual collide. Stories become confessions, and sex a kind of absolution.
"But some stories should never be told...
"Explicit, provocative and disturbing, Nightpictures is Rod Jones' most commanding work to date." (Publication summary)