Venus in Furs
Publish date: October 5th 2000
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 126
Edition language: English
Description: In which Severin von Kusiemski falls in love with Wanda von Dunajew: an intense, voluptuous love that can only be enjoyed in submission. For Severin, love is enslavement, and Wanda must become his cruel and capricious Mistress.Published in 1870, Sacher-Masoch’s notorious novel entered n...
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