Venus in Furs: A Novel ; Letters of Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch and Emilie Mataja

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Blast Books, 1989 - Fiction - 210 pages
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Included in this volume is a selection from a remarkable series of letters between Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and Emilie Mataja, an aspiring writer, translated into English for the first time, and an extraordinary insight into the compulsive imagination of Sacher-Masoch grappling with the demons that both torment and delight him.

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User Review  - ToddSherman - LibraryThing

In between Westerns, and awaiting my used copy of McCarthy's "The Crossing" from Alibris, I decided to read something completely different to keep my senses sharp. And, boy, did I pick a pink-welted ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheAmpersand - LibraryThing

From a certain literary perspective, "Venus in Furs" is a failure of a novel. Two rich, excessively cultured Europeans go on and on in a stiff, maddeningly formal tone, discecting their relationship ... Read full review

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