The Mammoth Book of Erotica

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Running Press, 2000 - Fiction - 624 pages
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A newly revised and updated edition of the bestselling collection of contemporary erotic fiction, this anthology of erotic short stories has been revised and expanded with new sensual tales especially commissioned for the volume. So it is that Vicki Hendricks, Michael Hemmingson, Thomas Roche, Marilyn Jaye-Lewis, Mark Pritchard, and Stewart Home contribute original works to a collection already distinguished by such major names as Kathy Acker, Samuel Delany, Clive Barker, Leonard Cohen, and Anne Rice.

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Review: The Mammoth Book of Erotica: New Edition

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A mix representative of the genre. Some brilliant pieces and most not so much. Again, the problem I have with the genre - must the presence of sex subsume all else, even and esp. good writing? the perennial problem of genre fiction and its constraints, more out of convention than necessity... Read full review

Review: The Mammoth Book of Erotica: New Edition

User Review  - Goodreads

A mix representative of the genre. Some brilliant pieces and most not so much. Again, the problem I have with the genre - must the presence of sex subsume all else, even and esp. good writing? the perennial problem of genre fiction and its constraints, more out of convention than necessity... Read full review

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Maxim Jakubowski is a Paris-educated British writer and editMaxim Jakubowski is a Paris-educated British writer and editor. For 14 years he has edited the bestselling Mammoth Book or. For 14 years he has edited the bestselling Mammoth Book of Erotica series, as well as two volumes of erotic photograof Erotica series, as well as two volumes of erotic photography. In his own right, The Times once labelled him 'the kingphy. In his own right, The Times once labelled him 'the king of the erotic thriller' for his provocative novels, and Tim of the erotic thriller' for his provocative novels, and Time Out featured him as one of London's most sexy writers, aloe Out featured him as one of London's most sexy writers, alongside Chaucer, Shakespeare, JG Ballard, Hanif Kureishi and ngside Chaucer, Shakespeare, JG Ballard, Hanif Kureishi and very few contemporaries. He teaches creative erotica writingvery few contemporaries. He teaches creative erotica writing for the Faber Academy. for the Faber Academy.

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