Venus in Furs [NOOK Book]

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Venus in Furs is a erotic novel. The unnamed narrator tells his dreams to a friend, Severiy Austrian author Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the best known of his works. The framing story concerns a man who dreams of speaking to Venus about love while she wears furs. This manuscript tells of a man, Severin von Kusiemski, so infatuated with a woman, Wanda von Dunajew, that he requests to be treated as her slave, and encourages her to treat him in progressively more degrading ways. At first Wanda does not understand or ...
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Venus in Furs

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Overview

Venus in Furs is a erotic novel. The unnamed narrator tells his dreams to a friend, Severiy Austrian author Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the best known of his works. The framing story concerns a man who dreams of speaking to Venus about love while she wears furs. This manuscript tells of a man, Severin von Kusiemski, so infatuated with a woman, Wanda von Dunajew, that he requests to be treated as her slave, and encourages her to treat him in progressively more degrading ways. At first Wanda does not understand or relate to the request, but after humouring Severin a bit she finds the advantages of the method to be interesting and enthusiastically embraces the idea; though at the same time, she disdains Severin for allowing her to do so. Severin describes his feelings during these experiences as suprasensuality. In Florence, Wanda treats him brutally as a servant, and recruits a trio of African women to dominate him.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781105889479
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 1/12/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 307 KB

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  • Posted January 31, 2011

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    Short and Sweet

    Venus in Furs is an amazing story about a man who falls madly in love with a woman and wishes for her to treat him cruelly. The more she actually does so, the more his love deepens for her. I found this book to be a complete page turner. It is definitely an interesting read and I think one of the most interesting things about this book is how long ago it was written and yet it still seems as though it could've been something that just happened yesterday. Definitely recommend this.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2008

    Venus in Furs

    This is one of my favorite books. As well as being well- written, it is also a stunning insight into the Dominant/submissive mindset, as well as other aspects of sexual and non-sexual relationships. This book must have been scandalous in its time and I believe it contains important insight even now.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2000

    Is this really fiction?

    The more I read this story, the more I began to suspect that it was true and not fiction. While it takes place in a long ago time and place, nevertheless it seems very accurate. I have been active in the BDSM scene for several years and this story is similar to many female-dominant/male-submissive relationships I have known. There is even an agreement and a contract between them, and you see that with many SM couples today. This is a hot book to read, especially when you consider that it just might be true.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2014

    Terrible book. The movie was also terrible and closed fast. Don'

    Terrible book. The movie was also terrible and closed fast. Don't waste your dollar.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2014

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    Slunk in unnoticed. And gasped silently (ish) when she saw the two. She ran out and back to camp

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2014

    Batvampire to Venompaw

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2013

    Viper

    Hmm. This is strange.. she growled

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