Venus in Furs

Venus in Furs

by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
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Overview

Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Obsession, infatuation, and sexual deviance fill this controversial psychodrama

Titillating and taboo, Venus in Furs tells the story of one nineteenth-century gentleman of means, Severin von Kusiemski, and his voracious lover, Wanda von Dunajew. Severin falls so deeply in love with his mistress that he asks the bemused paramour to enslave him.
 
Severin gets his wish: The beautiful Wanda, who has “a real talent for despotism,” takes to her role with unsettling aplomb. Days pass, and as she debases and brutalizes Severin, Wanda transforms into the whip-cracking dominatrix of his dreams. But even while Severin settles into his fantasy, events are unfolding that threaten to disrupt the power balance. This classic tale of sexual domination is as thrilling today as it was when it was originally published more than a century ago.
 
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927854693
Publisher: Joe Books LTD
Publication date: 07/30/2013
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 539 KB

About the Author

Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch was an Austrian writer of fiction and short stories whose masterpiece inspired a famous song of the same name by The Velvet Underground, and continues to be referred to as a defining work within the realm of erotic literature.

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Venus in Furs (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Tetragramaton More than 1 year ago
Now i just find out from where the term of ''Masochism'' is coming from. The book is brilliant i finished it in one day . You agree or not with Masochism is truly disturbing to see how far an obsession of a man can go. Remember fellows ! One obsession can finish one true love relationship.
Absinthe909 More than 1 year ago
"Venus in Furs" is truely beautiful. If you haven't read it yet, you need to. Definitely has landed itself in my top 5 favorite books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great read, witty and a must read
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