The Way of a Man with a Maid

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Harper Perennial, 2009 - Fiction - 250 pages
6 Reviews

The Way of a Man with a Maid is a foray into pleasure, pain, lesbianism and etiquette told from the viewpoint of a quintessential Edwardian gent. Having first appeared in Parisian journals around the turn of the century, it is widely acknowledged to be a defining example of the erotic genre, and reveals the dark underbelly of human sexuality.

Do the best things come to the woman who waits?

Jack has built a special place in a padded room of an old lunatic asylum named 'The Snuggery'. Filled with ropes, cushions, straps and feathers, he chooses Alice to complete the decoration. Imprisoned against her will, she is teased into submission. And in moments of passion, when Jack names her his 'wife', Alice finally surrenders her maidenhead, submitting to the power of his unbridled lust."

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User Review  - Helena - Goodreads

Ridiculous and repetitive, with a dash of unnecessary incest. Easily the most useless book I've ever read. Read full review

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User Review  - Tracey - Goodreads

This is one of those books you know you should not enjoy but you just can't help but like it. You first start reading it and realise it's about Jack is planning on capturing Alice and rapping your ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Mysteriously, for such a classic book, the initial publication date is still unknown, and the author remains anonymous.

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