Emmanuelle (Emmanuelle #1)
This now classic book of erotica is, alongside Story of O, the most famous French underground novel of the late twentieth century and a work of seductive literary merit. Written by the wife of a diplomat in the French Foreign Service, it takes the form of an autobiographical novel, which it may or may not be.
As the story opens, Emmanuelle is boarding a plane in London to r...more
The point is I saw the first 5 (yeah, I went that far) Emmanuelle movies (and a handful of the Black Emanuelle movies) probably seven or eight years ago. They're good, mostly....more
The sex scenes and most of the first half of this book are just great, with that subtle prose that one gets fro...more
Maybe times have indeed changed. Maybe I have more scandalous thoughts than I could even accept. Maybe I just had too much expectation.
I dare say, this is quite vanilla.
Nothing wrong with vanilla right?
I have to say that although I have not reread it since then it is embedded in my memory as one of the most provocative and far from boring books I ever read ; )
Este é o primeiro livro que leio daqueles que estão dentro da classificação de literatura erótica. Apesar de em alguns momentos, o livro ser um pouco chato graças à constante exposição de teorias filosóficas relacionadas com o ero...more
Cercato e letto come prima lettura erotica, come prima lettura proibita, è risultato essere poco interessante e presto dimenticato.
Emmanuelle Arsan, born Marayat Bibidh, also Marayat, Marajat, Kramsaseddinsh, Krasaesundh, Krassaesibor, Virajjakkam, Virajjakam, Virajjakari, Rollet-Andr...more