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La sociedad Juliette (The Juliette Society #1)

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Antes de que empieces a leer este libro, dejemos las cosas claras. Quiero que hagas tres cosas por mí.

No te ofendas por nada de lo que leas a continuación.

Olvida tus inhibiciones.

(y muy importante). A partir de ahora, todo lo que voy a contarte debe quedar entre tú y yo.

Catherine, una joven estudiante de cine con una gran inquietud sexual, descubre la existencia
ebook, 242 pages
Published June 20th 2013 by Grijalbo
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May 12, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: not-for-kids
Warning: this review is explicit. Obviously.

First of all, this book makes '50 Shades of Grey' read like 'Pride and Prejudice'. If the back cover hadn’t revealed who Sasha Grey was, I certainly would have sussed it out after reading just a few pages: the dialogue may as well have been taken straight out of a porn movie. “Your hard cock feels so good in my tight little mouth. It tastes so good. It feels so fucking good, doesn’t it?” This confused me, as I was under the impression that the protag
Jun 18, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hate-hate-hate
Sasha Grey writes, "Plot is always subservient to character." Too bad she didn't listen to her own advice.
The Juliette Society is by no means about a secret sex club called The Juliette Society. It is basically a series of diary-like paragraphs from a woman named Catherine, who constantly daydreams about sex, with anyone, anywhere but isn't getting any from her boring boyfriend who I would have dumped by now. The club in question is only mentioned about six or seven chapters in, and is quite fra
Jun 21, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
La curiosidad mató al gato y con tanta publicidad que le están haciendo a Sahsa Grey, tenia curiosidad por ver si se le da bien esto de escribir, o solo domina la oratoria. Como actriz “convencional” solo me ha convenido de momento en la temporada de Entourage que sale y mas que nada porque hace de si misma. Pero como escritora el suspenso es total y es que hablando mal y pronto, menuda puta mierda de libro que ha colado.
No es que esté yo muy al día de literatura erótica, por no decir nada al dí
Jun 07, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The Juliette Society, straight from its Sade's reference in its title, is the work of someone who knows literature as much as she knows what she's talking about when she's talking about sex and it's hard not to think about a few authors such as Chuck Palahniuk, Bret Easton Ellis and of course Sade himself, when reading chapters in which, for instance, Grey brings her character into some bizarre places where power, sex and violence merge into one. Unfortunately, Grey never manages to take her dis ...more
Jul 09, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
El libro no me ha gustado nada de nada.
Oct 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Since this is the closest I’ll ever come to making love with a porn star, I wanted to take full advantage of the situation, having been introduced to Sasha Grey through the marketing and promotional campaign of The Girlfriend Experience—although full disclosure I never did see the movie. Thank you Steven Soderbergh. And if I can still remember her name years later…well, that probably gives you some indication of why I read so many novels a year. So continuing on in my current erotica experiment, ...more
The Juliette Society is the debut novel of Sasha Grey, a former porn star. For this reason alone it's attracting plenty of attention, although a lot of the reviews I've read (on Goodreads and Amazon) seem to be negative. The story itself is an intriguing proposition: it's about a film student called Catherine, who pursues a friendship with Anna, a classmate who fascinates her; and in turn, Anna introduces her to a secret underground organisation known as the Juliette Society. Catherine is frustr ...more
**2 STARS**
DNF 63%


En varias ocasiones he tratado de terminar este libro, pero simplemente no lo logro.

Si la primicia y planteamiento del libro son muy interesantes, pero el desarrollo de la historia no logra engancharme y lo peor, la protagonista me aburre demasiado.

Pase la mitad del libro leyendo a detalle sus fantasías sexuales pero justo cuando tiene la oportunidad de realizarlas le da miedo y huye, Pffff.
May 21, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I stumbled upon this book by total chance. I was in Tesco (fellow speed readers from the UK. If you run out of stuff to read go to Tescos.. 3 books for £7 and you can get some pretty good ones on the UK topsellers list!)

Anyway,I had 2 novels picked out,was in a rush and needed another so I thought i'd play a game I never usually play and pick one that had a pretty cover and an intriguing name. So I picked up this. And I got home and it was my day off, and I've read the whole thing in 2 hours.

What can I say, curiousity got the best of me. I'm all about people turning their life around for the better. A porn star giving a go at being a writer. Why not? Go for it!

I couldn't tell you what this book was about. It was all over the place. I gave up at 50%.
So basicly this book is about a heroine who is not satisfied with her sex life. Sure, her boyfriend is great, if only he would spank her once in a while. It doesn't read as an actual book. It's more like a bunch of diary entries, with to
Jun 05, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotica
I received my copy from Sphere through Nudge and rated it 3.5 stars.

Every now and again I finish a book and find that I don’t know how I feel about it or what rating to give it. This is one of those books.

A few weeks ago I read an article about Sasha Grey and she fascinated me. She started a career in adult films shortly after turning 18 and turned herself into one of the world’s most successful porn actresses only to shoot her last pornographic movie when she was 21. Not surprising, when someb
Jan 15, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Si possono inserire anche elementi da teoria del complotto, ma rimane sempre pasta e cocuzza. Ciarpame.
Abbie Adair
May 28, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
"I'm marinating in my own juices and my ass is ready to be cooked, but I come multiple times before he's ready to leave his yeast in my oven. And as I come, my asshole puckers and snorts a pinch of chili."
Jul 01, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2014
The worst book I ever read in my life. I thoght that I'll never finish this shit. Now when it's done I can finally live again. So stupid, boring and poorly writen.
Shawna Hunter
***Review based on audiobook***

Let me break from tradition a bit and start with the narration instead of the story/plot. Sasha wrote this novel and, presumably, she cared about it but none of that comes through in her narration. She's dull, robotic and clinical except when she does a character. When she speaks the words of a character she seems almost mocking...although that may just be her accent.

Now onto the "plot" such as it is. The character (who's name doesn't matter as I'll explain in a mo
Mika Harjula
Dec 01, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
If you're ever interested in reading a porn movie, this is the book

I thought I was heading into a world of Juliette by Marquis de Sade. The title sounded interesting, some kind of a secret underworld club where sophisticated and other important members of the society meet to have unrestrained sex. Perhaps some cultivated type of perverted sex. Instead I met this Catherine, struggling to get shagged by her hard-working boyfriend and sets up for a journey of sexual encounters and fantasies, but wa
ΑΑΧΧΧΧΧΧΧΧΧΧΧΧΧΧ!!!!! Αυτό είναι το συναίσθημα μετά την ολοκλήρωση της ανάγνωσης του συγκεκριμένου βιβλίου. Δεν ξέρω τι άλλο να πω. Είναι από εκείνες τις φορές όπου δεν εισέπραξα τίποτα απολύτως. Ούτε καν ένα αρνητικό συναίσθημα!!!!
Δεν καταλαβαίνω για ποιο λόγο εκδόθηκε. Στην Αμερική το καταλαβαίνω γιατί η συγγραφέας ως γνωστή πορνοστάρ θα είχε το κοινό της. Όμως για ποιο λόγο να το μεταφράσει ένας ελληνικός εκδοτικός???? Το μόνο που μπορείς να πεις για αυτό το βιβλίο είναι πως είναι καλογραμμέ
May 22, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was so conflicted in rating this book. On one hand I honestly really enjoyed it. It was unlike any other *erotic* novel I have read. There are some one liners thrown in here that are seriously laugh out loud funny and the insight into Catherines mind is written in a really original and intriguing way with a voice that is shockingly honest and vivid.

But I found myself lost at times having to re-read some paragraphs to try to decipher if it was really going on or if the last three pages were jus
Otra vez vuelvo a llevarle la contraria a Goodreads y al mundo porque a mí este libro sí me ha gustado.

A ver, no me ha encantado ya que me esperaba una castaña pornográfica importante y ha resultado ser una novela interesante (e inquietante a veces). Podría decir que me ha sorprendido positivamente.

La verdad es que, por las reseñas que había leído antes, me esperaba un "50 sombras de Grey" (es decir, una mierda superultrahipermegamachista) escrito por una actriz porno, pero no. El libro es...
mmmmmmmm... that was... something.
This is a clear lack of identity from the writer. The novel was weird and all over the place- it doesn't seem to know what genre it is either. Murder mystery? erotica? pop culture essay? sexuality study? NA novel?
no idea.
It was okay. The voice was very hazy and unbelievable. Wouldn't recommend.
Sep 02, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
I enjoyed my time with Ms. Grey's words and I intend to keep my thoughts on the matter private.
Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Είμαι έξαλλη με αυτό το βιβλίο, και σε αντίθεση με προηγούμενη φορά που έχω χρησιμοποιήσει αυτό τον χαρακτηρισμό, στην προκειμένη περίπτωση το κάνω με την κυριολεκτική του σημασία. Είμαι έξαλλη που αφιέρωσα χρόνο, που σπατάλησα φαιά ουσία, που κούρασα τον εαυτό μου με κάτι που, ειλικρινά, δεν άξιζε τον κόπο και που θα μπορούσα να κάνω κάτι καλύτερο εκείνες τις στιγμές που βαριεστημένα γύριζα τη μία σελίδα μετά την άλλη, όπως... χμ... να λιμάρω τα νύχια μου. Μα πάνω απ' όλα, είμαι έξαλλη γιατί αι ...more
Belinda Lorenzana
Lo primero que me compré en la tienda Kindle México fue La sociedad Juliette de Sasha Grey. Una compra de amor. En el fondo, tenía grandes esperanzas, pero no me lo decía para no parecerme cursi.

Desde el principio se nota que la Grey ha leído a Palahniuk: oraciones cortas, reiteraciones, posibles diálogos con el lector, puntos y aparte que funcionan. Y, claro, personajes más o menos cuarteados. Sólo más o menos. Tristemente, las cuarteaduras llegan a convertirse en errores de construcción.

ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review

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The Juliette Society by Sasha Grey was her debut book in the literary world. First and foremost, the simplicity of this book cover was something that caught my attention. I loved how it makes readers guess what the author is trying to portray like there is some secret awaiting to be unfolded. As for the book itself, I enjoyed The Juliette Society. The writing style is very different and so I understand why there are so many mixed reviews
Felipe Lemo
Right, huuum let's see...
So yes this book is good, and very well written, bit god has it made me feel tricked! I picked it up because I loved the the synopsis: “A secret club where the world’s most powerful people meet to explore their deepest, often darkest sexual fantasies.” But it really is just that. She does nothing to portray this secret society, or how she managed to get in there - okay, she does, but it really is disappointing. It was through her friend's friend, Bundy. A guy who runs se
Nov 04, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sasha Grey sabe escribir. Estoy honestamente gratificada por haberme topado con un libro intenso, de redacción impecable, repleto de referencias culturales, que le hace honor a los grandes maestros de la literatura erótica, de la filosofía y del arte de escribir en general. Si su autora no fuera quien es, y de habernos podido desembarazar del nefasto yugo de esa trilogía inmunda (que trajo aparejada una cadena de libros espantosos, de bajísimo nivel, burdos, básicos y prejuiciosos), La Sociedad ...more
This is a book about a nieve you g collage woman who soon finds out that there is so much more to life then what she has EVER IMAGINED....

After meeting another young lady in her collage class she soon discovers a "strange new world" where everything can be done as Long as you desire it..

I orderd this book for a friend a d thought it was a 50 shades type book.( it has a lot of the wording but other then that.. Way different!!) it surprised me how much I enjoyed this book!
(I'm not a "lets talk ab
Sep 15, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Covjek bi pomislio da bivsa porno glumica ima bujniju mastu, a i da ce joj netko pomoci oko odabira zanra, ili ti ga teme uopce! O cemu ona, o nekom klubu koji se spominje na par stranica.. A ovo ostalo o svemu i nicemu! :/
Preskocite, jer stvarno necete nista propustiti!
Petra Miocic

Seks je moć. Ili, bolje rečeno, seksualne su igre ujedno i igre moći u kojima je netko uvijek potčinjen, a netko je drugi, samim time, dominantan… Bar nas u to žele uvjeriti mahom autorice sveprisutne erotske (da ne kažemo porno) literature. Dragi muškarci, ako ste mislili da će za vas nastupiti svijetliji dani kada žene, željne „nečeg novog“ umjesto za savjetima iz ženskih časopisa posegnu za savjetima porno dive, prevarili ste se. O, kako li ste se samo
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Sasha Grey (born Marina Ann Hantzis) is an American actress, model and musician, and former pornographic actress. Later in her adult film career, she was profiled by several popular culture magazines and television programs. She won several AVN Awards between 2007 and 2010, and has also been featured in music videos and advertising campaigns.

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