Venus in Furs

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Pan, Jan 15, 2013 - Fiction - 100 pages
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From the man after whom "masochism" was named comes a sexual fetish novel inspired by the author's own life.



Venus in Furs opens with Severin, a young and wealthy Galician, who has a dark sexual fantasy: he wants a lover who will whip him into submission. When he meets a woman willing to fulfil that desire, reality starts to blur into fantasy, and Severin wonders if he can come out alive ...



The sensual and riveting Venus in Furs was a visionary novella of its time, and continues to fascinate readers today. It has joined the ranks of Momentum's Classic Erotica series.

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Venus in Furs

User Review  - pascalthiriet - Babelio

Venus in Furs par Leopold von Sacher-Masoch I have just finish reading Venus in Furs, the book by Sacher-Masoch a few days after I have seen La Venus la fourure it’s adaptation by Roman ... Read full review

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User Review  - hbergander - LibraryThing

Due to the study Psychopathia sexualis of the German psychiatrist Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Venus im Pelz came into an unwarranted imbalance. More than a hundred years after this novel was ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836 – 1895) was an Austrian writer and journalist who espoused utopian ideals and romanticized Galician life. Von Sacher-Masoch was born in a province of the Austrian Empire and studied law and history. He became a man of letters and an editor of a progressive magazine. He is best known for writing a series of short stories that expressed his fantasies and fetishes. The term 'masochism' was derived from his name after an Austrian psychologist read his works. VENUS IN FURS is the most famous among these.

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