About Pauline Réage: Fifty years ago, an extraordinary pornographic novel Published simultaneously in French and English, Story of O p Historia de O. Story of O: A Novel [Pauline Reage, Sylvia Day] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The notorious novel of dark obsession How far will a. Historia de O [Pauline Reage] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. nº , 2ª edicion julio , traduccion de Angel Lopez, portada de.

Author: Bramuro Doukree
Country: Suriname
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Politics
Published (Last): 15 June 2010
Pages: 481
PDF File Size: 6.84 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.53 Mb
ISBN: 719-3-59352-596-6
Downloads: 81077
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Braktilar

It is still reasonably well written, and gives as is, regardless of human niceties and conventions. The question remains whether O found solace in her ultimate submission or if her sacrifice was based on misunderstood affection. I would like to say two star for lack of pleasure it gave me personally and the horror of her situation, reags saddened me greatly Sep 30, Heleri rated it liked it Shelves: In an Interview [1] Pauline explained that O, in a religious like obsession, seeking the loss of the responsibility on her body and mind much like many religious woman losing themselves in the mercy of god.

The novel shares with the latter themes such as love, dominance and submission.

Then one of the men, holding her with both hands on her hips, plunged into her belly. The part I always find most interesting in books that deal with the BDSM lifestyle is the psychological aspect.


O” includes reference to the Story of O. Because sex is a two or more way thing regardless of whether it is BDSM or straight-up lol, pun!

It deals with a sadomasochistic relationship in early 20th century France. Now you must learn to relish my tears.

Story of O

This book stayed with me for months after I read it leaving me with that type resge sadness you feel when you know it may take years to find another book that is so intense, mind opening, and truly original. I must have stumbled across it somewhere Now this book has some beautiful prose and some occasional glimpse of aesthetic but some other qualities bring it down to too vulgar a taste.

Try looking hot and ready by doing that. The Grove Press edition U.

If you’re an adult! Just to be loved.

Story of O (Story of O #1) by Pauline Réage

Refresh and try again. Anyway, as far as your df run-of-the-mill sex goes, there’s hardly any description. Nov 03, Kim rated it did not like it Shelves: Jun 01, Don Rea rated it really liked it. Though O is hard to understand, there are about twenty quotes from the sample alone that suggest she isn’t enjoying being tied up and hurt. I’d guess the author had been there Say our l I did read this some years ago so honesty compels me to list it here.

Views Read Edit View history. Emmanuelle Arsan claimed the Story of O inspired her to write her own erotic novel Emmanuelle Because he wanted to use O to lure Jacqueline into their games, not friendly support in some non-monogamous setup. O’s visit concludes with Sir Stephen’s inserting rings into her labia and being branded fe his initials. When he says “I suppose so”, she suddenly burns his hand with a hot cigarette holder, leaving there a circle, or an O.


Quotes from Story of O. It feels very reminiscent of Marquis de Sade’s type of literary eroticism, but is a much easier read in terms of language and prose. The erotica is rather “female” in the sense that you get vivid imagery dragged out of the dungeons of your imagination that is aroused from the air of the situations. Desclos claims she wrote the novel as a series of love letters to her lover Jean Paulhan[1] who had admired the work of the Marquis de Sade.

I do like this old plain black cover, so redolent of something forbidden, of volumes once sold under the counter – now replaced with a feather and 50 Shades brand extension. And I do mean that in the literal sense.