Eunuch

The term eunuch generally refers to a man who has been castrated, typically early enough in his life for this change to have major hormonal consequences. In Latin, the words eunuchus, spado, and castratus were used to denote eunuchs.


Popular Eunuch Books

Cry to Heaven
The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great, #2)
Eunuchs and Castrati: A Cultural History
The Manly Masquerade: Masculinity, Paternity, and Castration in the Italian Renaissance
Farinelli: Le Castrat Des Lumieres
The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds
Modern Castrato: Gaetano Guadagni and the Coming of a New Operatic Age
The Castrato and His Wife
The Gendering of Men, 1600-1750: Volume 2, Queer Articulations
Castration: An Abbreviated History of Western Manhood
The World of the Castrati: The History of an Extraordinary Operatic Phenomenon
Angels and Monsters: Male and Female Sopranos in the Story of Opera, 1600-1900
Anatomy of Murder (Crowther and Westerman, #2)
Nightingale
The Bells by Richard HarvellCry to Heaven by Anne RiceInterrupted Aria by Beverle Graves MyersThe World of the Castrati by Patrick BarbierPorporino by Dominique Fernandez
Books about Castrati
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Cry to Heaven by Anne RiceNot a Man by M.A. McRaeThe Persian Boy by Mary RenaultSoulless by T. BagginsEvensong's Heir by L.S. Baird
Best Eunuch Stories
44 books — 21 voters


Kristen Reed
For a brief moment the previous day, I’d felt a flicker of kinship with him because of my own barrenness, but he brandished his brokenness like a sword, ready to cut anyone who displeased him because someone in Pharaoh’s household had once cut him.
Kristen Reed, Five Nights With Pharaoh

Robert Kirkman
I'm about as useful as a fingerless eunuch during Fuck Fest February! someone give me a gun!
Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead, Vol. 27: The Whisperer War

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