Philip Roth: arousing and appalling in equal measures, the divisive novelist had a complex relationship with his female readership

Philip Roth: arousing and appalling in equal measures, the divisive novelist had a complex relationship with his female readership

Posted May 24, 2018 16:09:01 Photo: American novelist Philip Roth died from congestive heart failure on May 22, 2018. (Eric Thayer : Reuters) Related Story: Philip Roth, author of The Human Stain and Portnoy’s Complaint, dies aged 85 Jewishness and neurosis. Sexuality and the modern masculinity crisis. Damaged, intellectual and …