The Technique of the Love Affair: By a Gentlewoman
This 1928 classic--playfully shocking and surprising practical--is now back in print, astutely annotated for the nineties. This is a masterfully written dialogue between the worldly Cypria and the native and sentimental Saccharissa on how to conduct--with grace and restraint--love affairs.
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