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 by Alfred De Musset, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. None of them came close to the outrageous and unquenchable needs portrayed with knowing horror in de Musset’s Gamiani. One character.

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Open Preview See a Problem? 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 wont to do to try his hand at erotic fiction.

Gamini you do not have serious problems with ‘disgust’ this is, after all, only an exercise in the imaginationthe bulk of the book is a very erotic read indeed but it is definitely not for faint hearts.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Although Gamiani is deftly translated and nicely packaged, I found it distasteful and disturbing rather than arousing. The glorious result was Gamiania classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess.

As erotica, however, the book failed, even though it bursts at its seams with threesomes, domination, bestiality, dildoes, and orgies. Interesting and worth a read at least once.

Apr 14, Reetta Saine rated it really liked it Shelves: One symptom that had been noticed by his brother was a bobbing of the head as a result of the amplification of the pulse; this was later called de Musset’s sign.

Although the theme of this novella is not different from other books of its kind, this novella is very well-written and certainly makes an interesting read. Pretty poetic, but it portrays lesbian relationships like aggresive and condemned to death, which, to the 21st century’s eyes, it’s not accurate at all. It is difficult to believe this book was written in He is not disappointed as Gamiani soon comes up with the shy fifteen-year old Fanny and proceeds to debauch her.


This article about an erotic novel of the 19th century is a stub. However, you would not know any of this from my Edition, a second-hand copy of its inclusion in the Erotic Prints Society’s ‘Scarlet Library’ which has no introduction, notes or bibiliography.

The glorious result was Gamiani, a classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess. Retrieved from ” https: Mar 23, Martha Sofia Franco rated it liked it.

Gamiani, Or Two Nights Of Excess

By the time he reached the age of 20, his rising literary fame was already accompanied by a sulphurous reputation fed by his dandy side. D Sensuality Burning Book Type: Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Liz Litchfield Review Date: Fanny, however, has had a taste gzmiani something both delicious and reprehensible and cannot be satisfied by a more sedate life with Alcide.

Well-written, erotic, and an astonishingly sympathetic view of lesbian sex. After attempts at careers in medicine which he gave up owing to a distaste for dissectionslaw, drawing, English and piano, he became one of the first Romantic writers, with his first collection of poems, Contes d’Espagne et d’ItalieTales of Spain and Italy.

To ask other readers questions about Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excessplease sign up. The cause was heart failure, the combination of alcoholism and a longstanding aortic insufficiency. His mother was similarly accomplished, and her role as a society hostess, – for example her drawing-room gxmiani, luncheons, and dinners, held in the Musset residence – left a lasting impression on young Alfred. The two females then tell their stories De Sade style of debauchery and histories including most in robust forthright style — this is adult porn really.

He was however appointed librarian of the Ministry of Public Instruction in The novel was illustrated with unsigned lithographs whose authorship remains unknown. Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess French: Its authorship is anonymous, but it is believed to have been written by Alfred de Musset and kusset lesbian eponymous heroine a portrait of his lover, George Gamiami.


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Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess by Alfred de Musset

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. While the actual story was only 92 pages, it was certainly what you would say “bang for your buck!

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Gamiani, ou Une nuit d’excès by Alfred de Musset

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Alcide, ever the Peeping Tom, watches again from a hole in the wall. Nov 23, Tony rated it liked it. 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. Jul 17, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: He has a great style in writing, and once you read on of his works, you cannot leave it until finished. Reputedly inspired by the debauched history of Musset’s former lover – the irrepressible George Sand – it is the classic erotic story of one man, two women This article about a s novel is a stub.

Alfred de Musset is one of my favorite novelist and poets. Oct 12, Raya rated it really liked it.

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