Considered one of the truly great French writers of the nineteenth century, famed poet and novelist Alfred de Musset once decided (as great French writers are. Gamiani, Or Two Nights Of Excess by Alfred De Musset, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. None of them came close to the outrageous and unquenchable needs portrayed with knowing horror in de Musset’s Gamiani. One character.

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Jul 17, Musxet rated it really liked it Shelves: Author supposedly wrote it as an expose of his former lover, George Sand. One symptom that had been noticed by his brother was a bobbing of the head as a result of the amplification of the pulse; this was later called de Musset’s sign. This article about an erotic novel of the 19th century is a stub.

Gamiani, Or Two Nights Of Excess

To his dismay, their affair went nowhere, and he decided to use all those pent up passions writing erotic fiction. This was the first time I have ever read 19th Century French literature if it can be called that but it certainly won’t be the last. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Years later, elder brother Paul de Musset would preserve these, and many other details, for posterity, in a biography on his famous younger brother.

Its authorship is anonymous, but it is believed to have been written by Alfred de Musset and the lesbian eponymous heroine a portrait of his lover, George Sand. Reputedly inspired by the debauched history of Musset’s former lover-the irrepressible George Sand-it is the classic erotic story of one man, two women. A bit disappointing second part of the book in terms of narrative style and description of the epilogue To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Assuming you do not have serious problems with ‘disgust’ this is, after all, only an exercise in the imaginationthe bulk of the book is a very erotic read indeed but it is definitely not for faint hearts. Reputedly inspired by the debauched history of Musset’s former lover – the irrepressible George Sand – it is the classic erotic story of one man, two women His mother was similarly accomplished, and her role as a society hostess, – for example her drawing-room parties, luncheons, and dinners, held in the Musset residence – left a lasting impression on young Alfred.

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Jun 19, Tim Pendry rated it really liked it Shelves: The cause was heart failure, the combination of alcoholism and a longstanding aortic insufficiency. Naturally, Alcide soon discards his hiding place and literally dives into the action. The glorious result was Gamiania classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess. Y por eso, superior. Having watched them and provoked by their abandonment, he reveals himself, joins them, and they spend the night alternately sharing their intimate histories and their bodies.

Aug 16, Karmen rated it liked it Shelves: The two females then tell their stories De Sade style of debauchery and histories including most in robust forthright style — this is adult porn really. Fanny, however, has had a taste of something both delicious and reprehensible and cannot be satisfied by a more sedate life with Alcide.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Well-written, erotic, and an astonishingly sympathetic view of lesbian sex. Aug 07, Howard rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 23, Martha Mmusset Franco rated it liked it. He was however appointed librarian of the Ministry of Public Instruction in Retrieved from ” https: Alcide, ever the Peeping Tom, watches again from a hole in the wall.


This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat To be sure, it keeps close to the more familiar themes of 18th and 19th c.

Return to Book Page. Overly erotic for the muset, the tale encompasses two nights of passion between two women and a man and, during that time, they tell the stories of their first times Early indications of Musset’s boyhood talents were seen by his fondness for acting impromptu mini-plays based upon episodes from old romance stories he had read.

About Alfred de Musset.

Thiers had demanded that France should own the left bank of the Rhine described as France’s “natural boundary”as it had under Napoleon, despite the territory’s German population.

This is a short erotic fiction written in by Alfred de Musset the author died in never acknowledging it.

He is not disappointed as Gamiani soon comes up with the shy fifteen-year old Fanny and proceeds to debauch her. The rest of my review can be found here http: Liz Litchfield Review Date: