The Romance of Lust is an anonymously written erotic novel, published during 1873-1876. It is told first-person by Charlie Roberts, a boy with an unusually large penis and corresponding lust for all things sexual. Beginning with his sexual initiation as a teenager, it follows his exploits in every kind of sexual activity with anyone from governesses to acquaintances, including the highly taboo homosexual sex, incest and pedophilia.
A Weekend Visit is an anonymously written erotic novel about a gentleman who visits his lover at her country home. There they enter into a weekend full of all kinds of sex—with her mother and her young ward gleefully joining in.
Skip those bland shades of gray and pay a visit to The Yellow Room instead. This erotic classic has the same strong themes of discipline and punishment, but without all the cheesy banter. The Yellow Room recounts the titillating tale of a beautiful young woman's sexual awakening at the hands of a harsh taskmaster on the grounds of a gorgeous country estate.
Nunneries have long been regarded as bastions of goodness and selfless service—with a dark underbelly of unbridled passion and sexual deviance. In The Nunnery Tales, a lusty young man enters into a convent disguised as a pious young woman—and all hell breaks loose. Add this erotic classic to your must-read list.
Fans of the Marquis de Sade's work will relish this tale of the erotic adventures of the anonymous protagonist, who refers to himself only as Jack. Frustrated by the strict social mores of his age, Jack devises a plan to bring to life the rather violent sexual fantasies that have come to preoccupy him.
The Power of Mesmerism is a classic Victorian erotic novel that was originally published in 1891. It contains graphic sexual descriptions and themes. This risqué fictional foray into the nineteenth-century boudoir will finally put to rest the age-old presumption that the period was frumpy and repressed. A must-read for fans of steamy Victoriana.
This fascinating volume offers a frank look at sexual escapades in the Victorian era. Despite the common view of the period as a time when strict mores and chastity prevailed, the anonymous author of this explicitly detailed tome offers plenty of personal evidence to the contrary. According to his account, Victorians were as sensual, frisky, and sex-obsessed as the denizens of the twenty-first century. Dive into My Secret Life to find out...
A young man undertakes to become the most thorough rake of the Victorian era. He begins by seducing schoolgirls then graduates to the wives and mothers of his acquaintances. He eventually moves to Paris, where he can indulge his debauchery completely.
This erotic novel was published anonymously in Victorian England and is highly evocative of the sensuality forbidden from mainstream literature at the time.
The first and greatest of French literature's epics, this 11th-century tale of romance and heroism embodies all the power and majesty of its predecessors from other cultures. Its narrative framework echoes that of Greek and German myths, and it melds historic accounts from the Dark Ages of Europe with folklore from the Far East — along with the legends of the troubadours and stories from Virgil, Hebrew scriptures, and other sources.
Dig more deeply into the sacred text of Christianity than ever before with this user-friendly translation of the Good Book. The World English Bible is a recent edition rendered in modern English which aspires to be more readily accessible to contemporary readers all over the world.
This classic erotic novel recounts the sensual adventures of Maudie, an experienced and insatiable young lady who flouts the strict mores of the age in which she lives and makes the most of her encounters with her paramour Charlie, as well as many other men. From intimate one-on-one flings to wild orgies, Maudie never turns down a chance to be naughty.
Immerse yourself in one of the most significant documents ever penned. Originally enacted in 1215, some sections of the Magna Carta remain on the books as legally enforced statutes in parts of the U.K. today. Legal and political scholars have detailed the Magna Carta's far-reaching influence on the development of the legal and sociocultural systems of countries around the world. This volume contains all three of the most relevant versions of the...
To reach the pinnacle of success in the famously competitive Russian ballet, you have to be able to withstand pain. Tough-as-nails Mariska grew up in a household where corporal punishment was the norm, so she has what it takes to make it to the very top of the dance world. Over time, she begins to find a kind of solace in her suffering. When this gorgeous young girl starts to blossom sexually, she finds her new sensual awareness and her predilection...
The String of Pearls is the first installment of the Sweeney Todd penny part serial. It introduces the homicidal barber who became a staple of Victorian melodrama. In his barber shop on Fleet Street, Sweeney Todd murders his clients by tipping them down a chute and cleaning them off afterward with his straight razor. The bodies are then carried through an underground passage to Mrs. Lovett's pie shop, where they're made into pies.
Does the clinical, hyper-sexualized tone of modern-day erotica leave you cold? Ease into the sensual, genteel world of The Lustful Turk. Though they don't skimp on naughty detail and playful romps, the tasteful tone of these tales will better suit discerning readers with subtler, more refined preferences.
Literary history is littered with tales of love triangles that went horribly wrong. In The Romance of Violette, however, things take a different turn. One man and one woman are locked in a heated battle for the love of a sweet young lady. Ultimately, the tension becomes unbearable and the love-stricken trio opt for a somewhat unorthodox solution to the problem.
Despite its Latinate title, Sadopaideia is anything but fusty and boring. This titillating tale recounts the erotic adventures of randy Oxford undergrad Cecil Prendergast as he explores new horizons, including the shadowy domain of dominance and submission.
Dip into the mysterious world of sorcery with this comprehensive take on the topic. Published anonymously due to the incendiary nature of the subject matter, Magic and Witchcraft offers a historical overview of magic throughout the ages, all rendered in the deliciously ornate prose of the nineteenth century. Reading this volume is like poring over one of the musty old textbooks that Harry Potter and his fellow students would have been issued...
Fans of Victorian erotica will love Laura Middleton: Her Brother and Her Lover, a titillating work of fantasy that embodies the tension and barely suppressed desires that often lurked just beneath the surface of nineteenth-century society. This text contains graphic sexual descriptions and themes and may be unsuitable for some readers.