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3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  51 ratings  ·  6 reviews
An impressive and varied collection of erotic myths and legends from the ancient world retold for today's modern audience.
Hardcover, 294 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Chartwell Books
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A.R. Jarvis
This was awful. Never mind the fact that I strongly doubt the tales were actually original, it was poorly written and not terribly anything except terrible.
Stephen
This book contained some ancient myths mixed in with some modern interpretations of ancient myths. I love myths so it was mostly enjoyable to me. A couple of the modern ones were annoying though as they smacked of a "Penthouse Letters" version of an ancient myth.
Jo
A collection of stories from around the world, retelling various myths and legends that are related to eroticism and sensualism. Some I'd heard before but overall it was an interesting look at the views and values of (mostly) ancient civilisations
Sammy Sutton
This is a beautiful book featuring an anthyology like format of different romantic myths from various regions throughout the world. The title suggests it is erotic, but I'm not sure I would label it as erotic, however it does have sexual references.
Adrian Colesberry
It's always refreshing to read reminders from the sex-positive past. The Arousal of Inanna was a particularly great story, especially her first song. Checked it out from the UCLA library (YRL).
Carly Johnson
This is a compilation of myths from around the world that involve love and romance. In no way is this EROTIC reading by any means in the modern day sense.
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