Saturday, February 23, 2013

* Masterpieces of Victorian Erotica

A virtual buffet of Victorian Erotica for the novice .....
Although I am not much of a fan of anthologies, since the short excerpts are frustrating, this collection of some great Victorian erotica was fun to read .....

There are 19 books excerpted here with most of the stories running from five to twelve pages, and the book weighs in at 319 pages ... I have read some of the full books in this volume but there were still a couple that I had not seen before.

Most certainly during the Victorian era the sex and erotica was varied, and many of today's taboo's were unknown to a people that had little to occupy their minds and bodies other than enjoy the pleasures of the outdoors, gardens, food and last but not least their libidos. Although erotic spanking and bondage was known to the Victorians we see very little of the violent BDSM in their literature. This is and important distinction since it makes it easy for a 'normal' reader to vicariouosly enjoy the wonderfull mind painting the authors detail.

The book lost...

Masterpieces of Victorian Erotica

There is no shortage of great works to compete for the title “masterpiece of Victorian erotica.” Indeed, as readers familiar with Dickens or Trollope can attest, the Victorians were nothing if not prolific. Yet to be a masterpiece, a work has to distinguish itself in m

Masterpieces of Victorian Erotica is one of best selling in Single Author category.

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