#AtoZChallenge: April 17, 2013 ~ (Histoire d’)O

For @Unraveling_Mari

Histoire d'O When it was published in 1954 it was an immediate success spurred by the condemnation of the censors, worthy successors, in their ineptitude, of Lady Chatterley’s judges.

This is the story of O, a born and ingénue submissive to be, who learns the true meaning of openness and acquires the gift of obedience.  Chained, branded, whipped, pierced and transformed she will be, in a now legendary tale told by a woman author – and what author! O is the heroine of this literary introduction to the noble art of love and dominance.  O’s lineage is of course impressive, from the Marquis to Jean Paulhan, Anne’s master…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2004/jul/25/fiction.features3

Pour mes lecteurs francophones…

3 thoughts on “#AtoZChallenge: April 17, 2013 ~ (Histoire d’)O

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  1. Thank you so much. I wish I knew how to speak French fluently. Once upon a star I could read it because I took 4 yrs of it in high school and in college but I have since forgotten. So much get lost in translation.
    I am going to read it and offer you my thoughts. 🙂
    xoxox

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