Having a hard time to find a partner, Alexandre seems to constantly fall in love
with love. The novel describes his emotional and sexual relations with Dominique,
Gregory, Russell, Éric, and Mathieu. The action is set in Ottawa, where the author
has lived for thirty years, and the intrigue is often based on personal experiences.
Readers get to taste a variety of metaphors used to describe explicit sexual exploits.
The translation of the title is not Badly Loved but rather Love of Bad.