Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Fiction - 112 pages
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"' What a picture! ' She shivered, making her breasts quiver, and I realized that this confession, far from horrifying her, was feeding her lust. You'll send the devil back into our flesh.' "

Considered one of the truly great French writers of the nineteenth century, famed poet and novelist Alfred de Musset once decided (as great French writers are wont to do) to try his hand at erotic fiction. The glorious result was Gamiani, a classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess. Reputedly inspired by the debauched history of Musset's former lover-the irrepressible George Sand-it is the classic erotic story of one man, two women . . . and two incomparable nights of uninhibited sexual adventure.

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User Review  - CliffordDorset - LibraryThing

Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess, is the principal contribution of de Musset to the erotic genre of the 1830s, at which time the main literary thrust was domiciled in France. It has been translated ... Read full review

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User Review  - xenchu - LibraryThing

This is an imperfect book. The grammar fails at times, the punctuation in a couple of cases is not correct. The word reins replaces the word loins at all times which is ridiculous and the word tiens ... Read full review

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Alfred de Musset (1810-1857) was a French poet, playwright, and novelist. He was born in Paris to a well-to-do family and turned to writing after first studying to be a doctor. Influenced by Lord Byron and Shakespeare, he fraternized with many great French writers such as Victor Hugo. He died in 1857 of a heart malfunction.

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