Story of O
O is a young, beautiful fashion photographer in Paris. One day her lover, Rene, takes her to a chateau, where she is enslaved, with Rene's approval, and systematically sexually assaulted by various other men. Later, Rene turns O over to Sir Stephen, an English friend who intensifies the... show more
O is a young, beautiful fashion photographer in Paris. One day her lover, Rene, takes her to a chateau, where she is enslaved, with Rene's approval, and systematically sexually assaulted by various other men. Later, Rene turns O over to Sir Stephen, an English friend who intensifies the brutality. But the final humiliation is yet to come.
Publish date: May 8th 1998
Publisher: Running Press
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Story of O (#1)
What the heck...I'm reading all the dirty books right now, I might as well admit I liked this one too.
It is important to go into Story of O aware of the intense level of surrender and submission that the main character will experience; for some this is extremely hard to digest, and thus will make it a difficult read. The story was both haunting and intriguing to me—following a character so lost in h...
I wrote a rather long review for this book which I've decided not to share here. I'm well aware that this is the sort of book that will shock and even disgust at least as many readers as it will mesmerize. Those who enjoy erotica will have read this book and made up their own mind. And those who don...
Sometimes I read the preface, sometimes not. All depends on the book. I decided to skip The Translator's Note; A Note on Story of O; Preface: Happiness in Slavery; and Introduction.I wish I hadn't because it would have explained much of what I read when I was reading it and I would not have "pick...
So I'm reading a book that mentions Story of O and I realized I'd never added this book. The story is actually probably closer to a one star read for me but I had to add an extra star for the fact it was very groundbreaking for a lot of what I read today. If I've ever hated a man more than Rene in a...