First published in 1959, 'Emmanuelle' inspired the most successful x-rated film of all time, spawning an industry in imitations and worldwide notoriety. Can sharing only add to your pleasure? Emmanuelle is curious. Her husband Jean married her for her 'erotic genius', not to possess her. The only solution to Emmanuelle's passion is through a mentor; a man who will guide her through her deepest fantasies - unveiling languid tales of discovery in the close heat of the Orient. 'Emmanuelle' is a candid confession and liberated exploration of erotic philosophy and bisexuality, where the contrast between repression and desire results in an intense, boundary-breaking journey into the exotic.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.