The Eastern Church is often referred to as the
Church of Joy, and the Western Church as the
Church of Suffering.
Should you make a mental journey from Rome
eastwards, you'll find that you move away from
guilt and pain, and towards light and joy.
However, what Joe comes to learn is that pain
and pleasure can be closer than you'd think.
A chorale prelude by Bach:
Three voices each with its own character,
but in complete harmony. In other words:
The nymphomaniac is easily inspired,
and acts it out.
Confusion. Delusion. Hallucination.
The nymphomaniac's father dies.
Keeping track of a large network of lovers isn’t always easy, and Joe is soon confronted with the unpleasant consequences of being a nymphomaniac.
After all, you can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.
"Love is just lust with jealousy added"
Though love is a shallow feeling in the eyes of the cynical nymphomaniac, young Joe is met by forces penetrating her armoured defences.
His name is Jerôme.
How does an ordinary bag of chocolate sweets become a symbol of sexual victory?
As Joe and her experienced friend B embark on a train trip, they bet on how many men they can seduce on the ride.
The grand prize is a delicious bag of chocolate sweets, and it soon becomes clear to Joe that in order to win, she needs to lure the prey into biting the hook like a skilled fisherman.