Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

in EPUB, auch verfügbar für Kindle oder in PDF

Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, popularly known as Fanny Hill, is a novel by John Cleland.

Written in 1748 while Cleland was in debtor's prison in London, it is considered the first modern "erotic novel" in English, and has become a byword for the battle of censorship of erotica.

Kommentare (2 Kommentare) Sie müssen eingeloggt sein, um einen Kommentar zu hinterlassen

Freitag, 21. August 2009, 03:24 Uhr

This book is quite entertaining and sometimes just hot. It's at least as good as any modern erotic novel, but the language used is quaint although sometimes surprisingly funny. I would have expected the sex in an old book like this to be boring and perfunctory, but to my satisfaction, it is quite varied. If you like the language of old authors like Austen or Bronte, and you like sex, you will surely love this book.
However, there were a lot fo* typos and leftover manually bro- ken* words, especially… (mehr)

Donnerstag, 17. Januar 2008, 23:00 Uhr

Definitely an "adult" book! I was unprepared for the frankness and detail I found as this story of the early years of a country girl's life in London unfolded. However, I found the style delightful as Cleland uses implication and metaphor to the full. It just goes to show that one doesn't have to be crude or lewd when talking about sex, or so I thought on reading this book. The heroine has a refreshingly hearty appetite for physical pleasures, and this is a book to set against the myriad contemporary… (mehr)


Sprache: Englisch

Veröffentlicht in: 1749

Wortanzahl: 85.214 Wörter (≈ etwa 6 Stunden)

Quelle: Wikisource

Urheberrechte: Gemeinfreiheit

Listen (1 Liste)

Banned Classics

For political, religious, or moral reasons, all these books included in this list were banned in some places of the world. Reading some of these books...

Siehe auch  


Favoriten (38)


Herunterladen (221.456)