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: Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess (Naughty French Novels) ( ): Alfred De Musset, John Baxter: Books. Considered one of the truly great French writers of the nineteenth century, famed poet and novelist Alfred de Musset once decided (as great French writers are. Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess. Alfred de Musset. Buy This Book. My goodness. I thought that I had seen it all when it came to historical.

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Addie Cole rated it really liked it May 23, The Fall of the House of Usher. Equally naturally, as the book is written by an unsatisfied man, Fanny is bisexual and Gamiani is aroused by Alcide, even as she hates him. The Romance of Violette. Feb 15, Natalia rated it really liked it. She wanted to be treated like a whore.

The book is interesting for two reasons 1 supposedly Alfred fancied the female author and bi-sexual George Sand Exxcess Dudevant on whom the countess may be based.

The Amatory Experiences of a Surgeon. Liz Litchfield Review Date: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. What that Edition does have is excellent erotic illustrations by Vania Zouravliov.

She is tough and voracious and obviously a symbol of what happens when someone is too in thrall to their libido. Author supposedly wrote it as an expose of his former lover, George Sand. Aug 07, Howard rated it really off it Shelves: You’ll send the devil back into our flesh. Naturally, Alcide soon discards his hiding place and literally dives into the action.


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Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. The book begins with a man, Alcide, peeping on Gamiani while she seduces another woman [well, fifteen year old girl, to be precise]. You are commenting using your WordPress. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This article about a s novel is a stub.

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He has a great style in writing, and once you read on of his works, you cannot leave it until finished. Gamiani cannot be satisfied; she desires ever more intense and extreme sexual activity in an attempt to find satisfaction, much like a drug addict will take ever larger doses in order to get high.

Away from its stimulating content which is likely to interest only a fewit does have some additional interest as a excees literary attempt at following De Sade but in the context of Romanticism.

Sep 11, Alaina rated it really liked it Shelves: The Return of Marie Joelle.

Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess

Having watched them and provoked by their abandonment, he gamiano himself, joins them, and they spend the night alternately sharing their intimate histories and their bodies. The Collaring of Camilla. She had not only dared to dream, but dared to bring that dream to fruition. Memoirs of a Russian Ballet Girl. The Pleasures of Lolotte. These last two warrant further consideration, if only for the laughs.


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Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess by Alfred de Musset

This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat nightz The book is disturbing in its content about the destructive powers of human sensuality when it gets out of control, coupled with lust, fantasies, and burning desires. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: However, for me, and for many others I am sure, she is actually the [unintentional] heroine of the novel. The Gmaiani of Cruelty. I dislike books written only to shock, and this is very much that.

Indeed, the gratification comes by way of indulgence; it is a consequence of truly letting oneself go. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gamiani is a somewhat Sadean quasi-Gothic erotic novel of the s which has been attributed, although not certainly, to Alfred De Musset and which even reached the hands of Edith Wharton no less.