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Story of O by Pauline Reage
Story of O by Pauline Reage
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not Sade, April 27 2011
I have issues with this book. For one thing, it's very hard to read. By that I mean it's kind of all over the place and the descriptions of 'acts' don't go in depth enough to really understand what is happening. Erotic stories are supposed to be packed with descriptions. Secondly, reviewers and critics say this stands with Sade's works. To me, it doesn't even deserve to be in the same genre as his works. Sade writes simply and very, very bluntly so you know exactly what is going on. He also gives power to the women in most of his works. This leads me to my third complaint about the book. It's a 'slave' book. A book where power isn't given to both sexes. Anne Rice writes the same way in her… Read more

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