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For those of you who haven’t yet had the pleasure, I can save you some time. I tend to consider the Marquis de Sade’s works to also be in this vein.

Pauljne sombre as that is, you get a feeling the trees are really props and somewhere there’s a smoke machine.

Sensing that Paulhan was falling out of love, and being no longer young and attractive, she responded by taking up his artistic challenge by writing the pornographic novel he believed no woman could write.

Times [London, England] 3 June And when you do, please don’t tell me about it. The rest of this review is available elsewhere the location cannot be given for Goodreads policy reasons Refresh and try again.

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It is still reasonably well written, and gives as is, regardless of human niceties and conventions. Init was adapted for comics by the Italian artist Guido Crepax.


Story of O

You can raise welts like nobody eltsAs we dance to the masochism tango. You could argue with me that O actually wants all of this to happen, so I have no histooria. It’s a frightening story of creepy, sadistic sexual power. In FebruaryStory of O won the French rreage prize Prix des Deux Magotsalthough this did not prevent the French authorities from bringing obscenity charges against the publisher.

Everyone wants to be desired, maybe not at the same level as O. The heroine of the novel has the shortest possible name, consisting solely of the letter O.

We are not told what O is thinking, she never speaks to say whether she wants it or not, but I cannot be the only one thinking ed this is not the sign of a woman enjoying herself: Cover to Cover Ch Return to the Chateau Story of O 2 3.

Archived from the original on This book stayed with me for months after Pau,ine read it leaving me with t While this was one of the most original and mind blowing books I’ve ever read and the history behind it is fascinating as wellit is definitely not for everyone, especially the sexually squeamish and the faint of heart. Also, I had to keep in mind that France was always a bit more open and less prudish when it came to sexuality.

We are not treated to O’s thoughts, only her actions and the actions of the people around her. The Encyclopedia of Erotic Literature.

Libros en Frases HISTORIA DE O Pauline Réage

Afterward, she is shared by Sir Stephen and an associate of his who is referred to only as “The Commander”. I’m not sure whether the sample starts at the beginning of the story or not, the first chapter felt a little out historiia place, but then paulie of what I read really followed I never had any intention of reading Story of O until I was recently asked to review it. I believe she must have been mentally or physically abused hit or whatever-though this story is fiction lol as a child to accept all that.


Jean Paulhan, who was the author’s lover and the person to whom she wrote Story of O in the form of love letters, wrote the preface, “Happiness in Slavery”. But you forget, hopefully.

This book is a perfect example. I never had any intention of reading Story of O until I was recently asked to review it. I’d guess the author had been there In the film, she recounts the extraordinary love story behind “Histoire d’O” and marvels that she has reached such a grand age.

Often things were left to the readers imagination, while one sentence later mundane events would be described in elaborate detail. It is only when you make me suffer that I feel safe and secure. Which meant that it would be banned and all other such horrible things would occur.

I read this quite a while ago, and thought I had already rated it.