Delta of Venus

Delta of Venus : Erotica

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An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writingIn Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents. Among these provocative stories, a Hungarian adventurer seduces wealthy women then vanishes with their money; a veiled woman selects strangers from a chic restaurant for private trysts; and a Parisian hatmaker named Mathilde leaves her husband for the opium dens of Peru."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 134 x 202 x 24mm | 340.19g
  • HARVEST BOOKS
  • Australia
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0156029030
  • 9780156029032
  • 65,356

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PRAISE FOR DELTA OF VENUS"A joyous display of the erotic imagination."-The New York Times Book Review"Inventive, sophisticated . . . highly elegant naughtiness."-Cosmopolitan
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"Inventive, sophisticated . . . highly elegant naughtiness."-Cosmopolitan
In Delta of Venus Anais Nin penned a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents. Among these provocative stories, a Hungarian adventurer seduces wealthy women then vanishes
with their money; a veiled woman selects strangers from a chic restaurant for private trysts; and a Parisian hatmaker named Mathilde leaves her husband for the opium dens of Peru. This is an extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the master of erotic writing.
Anais Nin (1903-1977) was born in Paris and aspired at an early age to be a writer. An influential artist and thinker, she was the author of several novels, short stories, critical studies, a collection of essays, two volumes of erotica, and nine published volumes of her Diary.
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