Totilar That you are a woman I have little doubt. All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from November All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Ceepax to import images to Wikidata Articles containing French-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from November The film met with far less acclaim than the book. Return to Book Page. Pauline was also quote: The Grove Press edition U. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Cynthia Brooks rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Her lover, Jean Paulhan, wrote the preface as if the author were unknown to him.
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Kagak At the climaxO is presented as a sexual slavenude but for an owl-like mask and a leash attached to her piercing, before a large party of guests who treat her solely as an object. All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from November All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing French-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from November Johnlouis rated it it was amazing Apr 11, Alistair Hunter rated it it was amazing Oct histpria, The book has been the source of various terms that are used in the BDSM subculture such as Samoisthe name of the estate belonging to the character Anne-Marie, who brands O.
During the summer, Sir Stephen sends O to an old mansion in Samois solely inhabited by women for advanced training and body modifications related to submission. The complete Story of O website.
The author used a pen name, then later revealed herself under another pen name, before finally, prior to her death, revealing her true identity.
The first English edition was published by Olympia Press in In FebruaryStory of O won the French literature prize Prix des Deux Magotsalthough this did not prevent the French authorities from histria obscenity charges against the publisher. A very well written story about delightful submissive girl O and the people around crepas. That in reality so to speak your heroine convinces Sir Stephen to consent to her death. In an Interview  Pauline explained that O, in a religious like obsession, seeking the loss of the responsibility on her body and mind much like many religious woman losing themselves in the mercy of god.
Her lover, Jean Paulhan, wrote the preface as if the author were unknown to him. In the film The Anderson Tapes Mrs. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. How Culture Creates Women. That you are a woman I have little doubt.
Story of O is a hustoria of female submission involving a hisyoria Parisian fashion photographer named O, who is taught to be constantly available for oralvaginaland anal intercourseoffering herself to any male who belongs to the same secret society as her lover. Jorre, a British journalist and sometime foreign correspondent of The Observeran impeccably dressed year-old intellectual called Dominique Aury acknowledged that the fantasies of castles, masks and debauchery were hers.
Return to Book Page. Talia Trujillo rated it it was amazing Feb 01, This book is a classic. Lists with This Book. Some early editions included several different variations of an epilogue which 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.
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A recent paperback. I had high expectations of this book given its long history, but I was ultimately very disappointed by the book. It helps to know that the book was apparently written by a woman who wrote BDSM type stories for her boyfriend who wanted such a relationship with her. She, however, was not interested and wrote about the subject for him, instead, maybe as a means of compensation for not complying with his desires. This explains alot when it comes to assessing how the novel was written. From French into English.
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Haunting almost. Fascinating because of the insight into the protagonist named simply "O", and titillating because the sex scenes were, well, titillating; graphic without being gross. The narrator completely drew me in to the mind and emotions of "O", as she teIls the story from "O"s point of view. At first it is hard to accept that any woman would I found this dark tale fascinating as well as titillating. At first it is hard to accept that any woman would consent to such abuse and subjugation, and I was waiting for the turning point where O comes to her senses and realises she is being used like a whore by a pimp. But as the story unfolds we learn that however she was led into this life of depravity, O really does want to be subjugated and abused, and it gives her physical and emotional pleasure.