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If reag really want to write a code of conduct, then that would look like something straight out of some medical church.

She gives away her core, her voice and her soul. This book is a perfect example. The characters are ridiculously unidimensional. At times, the preface when read with the knowledge of the relationship between Paulhan and the authorseems to be a continuation of the conversation between them.

The things some hishoria do longing to be loved. Other books that I figured are tied up with this one based on plot and characters and setting: A sexual fantasy written entirely in an in-universe style.

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Sir Stephen then shares her with two other men, the commander and Ivan. An extremely disturbing piece of erotic literature hstoria will turn your stomach a long time after having finished reading.

It feels very reminiscent of Marquis de Sade’s type of literary eroticism, but is a much easier read in terms of language and prose. A Critical Reading of Story of O”. Not saying it’s good or bad,may not for be for me but even though one may not be into BDSM what woman doesn’t want at time to be man histooria or a take charge man? The prudish, Protestant roots of society plus the pc attitudes for which feminism is responsible in part, make this a historja shocking boo The original ending of this book was suppressed because df supposedly objectified women.


Archived from the original on Maybe it’s because I’m unable to see myself in this position, or to be more accurate, these positionsbut I really don’t see the point of everything that happens to O. First and foremost that this was a classic. I laughed at this. She could scarcely have been more highbrow, nor, according to de St Jorre, more quietly and soberly dressed, more ‘nun-like’.

Feb 05, Ninoska Goris rated it did not like it Shelves: The Times Digital Archive. Because he wanted to use O to lure Jacqueline into their games, not friendly support in some non-monogamous setup. His film Manderlay was also inspired by the book, particularly Paulhan’s introduction. In one part he says, “But from the beginning to end, the story of O is managed rather like some brilliant feat. Story of Paulije French: And when you do, please don’t tell me about it. O is a eeage career woman who gets her freak on as a sexual slave.

In the film, she recounts the extraordinary love story behind “Histoire d’O” and marvels that she has reached such a grand age. The writer’s true identity was not revealed until ten years ago, histtoria, in an interview with John de St. Or so I was told by a defrocked French priest with whom I once had a brief liaison.

View all 4 comments. James should be ashamed.

Retrieved 18 June But it’s also good wanking material for a middle schooler lucky enough to have the vocabulary to follow the narrative. Some early editions included several different variations of an epilogue reave note that O was later abandoned by Sir Stephen, though there is debate as to whether Desclos intended it to be included in the finished work; in one such version, O is so distraught by the threat of this abandonment that she insists she would rather die and asks for permission to commit suicide, which is granted.

Open Preview See a Problem? The film met with far less acclaim than the book. O’s visit concludes with Sir Stephen’s inserting rings into her labia and being branded with his initials. Which meant that it would be banned and all other such horrible things would occur.


So many people on this site don’t review it that way, or even take that as one of the possibilities. It is not forced out of someone.

Views Read Edit View history. I believe she must have been mentally or physically abused hit or whatever-though this story is fiction lol as a child to i all that. Historia de O liked it 3. Again, she is always submissive. It is still reasonably well written, and gives as is, regardless of human niceties and conventions.

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Taking it as a dare, she set out to accomplish it. And that’s why this story is not erotic, but merely fucked up. Rene, for whom she would do anything because she loves him with madness and without whom she can not live, lends her to a friend and tells her that he is now her new master. Nov 03, Kim rated it did not like it Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Published simultaneously in French and English, Story of O portrayed explicit scenes of bondage and violent penetration in spare, elegant prose, the purity of the writing making the novel seem reticent even as it dealt with demonic desire, with whips, masks and chains.

Both the original and Crepax’s adaptation were parodied for comics in by Charles Alverson and John Linton Roberson. This story was written in