Delta of Venus: erotica

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W. H. Allen, 1977 - Fiction - 235 pages
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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Nin, then writing for "the collector," writes short stories that beguile us with the forbidden (at the time) and the taboo. Her unique style and perspective, give these stories a voice like no other. Literate porno, but mostly just literate by today's standards. Read full review

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User Review  - cupocofe - LibraryThing

this book should come with trigger warnings for genital mutilation, paedophilia, incest, and gang rape -- among other things, i'd wager, only i didn't get that far. this isn't erotic in the slightest ... Read full review

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Mallorca Artists and Models
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The Veiled Woman Elena
77
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About the author (1977)

Writer and diarist Anais Nin was born February 21, 1903 in Neuilly, France to a Catalan father and a Danish mother. She spent many of her childhood years with her Cuban relatives. Later, she became a naturalized American citizen. She is best known for her journals,"The Diary of Anais Nin, Vols. I-VII" and her erotic fiction. In fact, Nin was one of the raliest writers of erotica for women. She also wrote the book "Henry and June' which was made into a movie of the same name in 1990. In 1973 Anaīs Nin received an honorary doctorate from the Philadelphia College of Art. She was elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1974. She died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, on January 14, 1977.

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