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Because he wanted to use O to lure Jacqueline into their games, not friendly support in some non-monogamous setup.

This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Views Read Edit View history. Fabio Eu tenho mas comprei-a numa livraria. Afterward, she is shared by Sir Stephen and an associate of his who is referred to only as “The Commander”.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. The fact that it’s a classic bit of literature is pretty relevant.

Story of O

I don’t mean everything in the passive way we use it today. Robert Fraisse Yves Rolladec.

Treated as a possession, O finds pleasure in pain and the concept of feeling owned. View all 7 comments. Desclos interpreted this as a challenge and wrote the book. The whipping, however, gets a lot more attention than the sex does, the whole sample doesn’t actually feel like erotica unless you’re the kind to masturbate while Crimewatch is on. There are a surprising number of occasions, particularly in the first half or so, when O is ashamed of standard vanilla sexual desires — a reminder that the book dates from the s, and which links it with the concept of submissive sexuality as stemming from a person needing to feel [consensually] forced because of the moral and religious strictures they were used to.


Lauline was surprised how many times O was asked if she was sure, if she consented – so many comments about the book say she never is: Her lover had been a fan of the work of Marquis de Sade and had once said that a woman could not write anything such as that. She doesn’t express regret, sadness or even pain inwardly. Histoeia comparison, it seems O came to a certain acceptance at the end but being led was still part of her needs.

One critic has seen Paulhan’s essay as consistent with other themes in his work, including Paulhan’s interest in erotica, his “mystification” of love and sexual relationships, and a view of women that is arguably sexist. Story of O 1 19 May 07, Rrage only speaks a few times, I can count the number of times on one hand.

Since my child is currently one of my 2 friends, I will refrain from writing a real review of this book.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It’s very difficult to explain these types of sexual and psychological relationships unless you’ve been in one. It is about freedom more than anything else, and O walks a catalytic or cathartic road. Therefore I find it both titillating and upsetting that in this version the last chapture of the book was omitted while a comment was added about an alternative ending.

The third wanted to force his way into the narrower passage and, driving hard, made her scream. I feel the chapter which has paulinr printed as a separate book, hitsoria I understood correctly would have given it a completion that the previous chapter was building up to. That didn’t compute on the earliest occasions I started to read it: A Radical Look at Sexuality. Retrieved 31 December If you make the mistake of identifying with O, it’s all a bit bewildering.


For me, trying to hurt someone for the sake of hurting them – not to give them what they want – is no different from rape. Re-reading it as an adult, I found it interesting in many ways that my eighth grade self could not have, such as noticing the exploration of the reabe between will and circumstance.

This book stayed with me for reags after I read it leaving me with t While this was one of the most original and mind blowing books I’ve ever read and the history behind it is fascinating as wellit is definitely hkstoria for everyone, especially the sexually squeamish and the faint of heart.

It is only when you make me suffer that I feel safe and secure. She is regularly stripped, blindfolded, chainedand whipped ; her anus is widened by increasingly large plugs ; her labium is pierced and pauilne buttocks are branded. Which is probably what was intended, and admittedly it hisstoria because it was rather well-written that it managed to achieve this.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I felt sorry for O but in some sense she wasn’t mentally right. Anything that brings me closer to illness and the edge of death makes me more faithful.