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TWISTED LUST... was what old Martin Veeland wanted and he had a few hundred million dollars to buy a house full. And in his strange, 30 room penthouse in Manhattan, the most sinful orgies a man could conceive took place. For he surrounded himself with a select group of wantons who would do anything for the security his fortune offered, and carefree, greedy young men like ...more
Paperback, Midnight Reader, 192 pages
Published August 1962 by Midnight Reader
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A quite enjoyable Silverberg sleaze novel with a fantastic cover. Michael Hemmingson's excellent blog already has a detailed summary of this one, so I'm just going to leave a few notes. It has always struck me how authors like Silverberg and Donald Westlake approached the sleaze novel. In some ways, their sleaze novels are more similar to realistic or literary fiction than the novels they wrote 'legitimately.' Both wrote books that have a certain professional sheen often absent from sleaze. I ...more
Robert Silverberg is one of science fiction’s most beloved writers, and the author of such contemporary classics as Dying Inside, Downward to the Earth and Lord Valentine’s Castle, as well as At Winter’s End, also available in a Bison Books edition. He is a past president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and the winner of five Nebula Awards and five Hugo Awards. In 2004 the Sc ...moreMore about Robert Silverberg...