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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Oxford University Press US. Retrieved from ” musse Be the first to ask a question about Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess. 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 wont to do to try his hand at erotic fiction.

I dislike books written only to shock, and this is very much that.

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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. The book is disturbing in its content about the destructive powers of human sensuality when it gets out of control, coupled with lust, fantasies, and burning desires.

Mar 23, Martha Sofia Franco rated it liked it. Naturally, Alcide soon discards his hiding place and literally dives into the action. Sep 26, Jesse rated it liked it.

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It is difficult to believe this book was written in While the actual story was only 92 pages, it was certainly what you would say “bang for your buck! Isana Amed rated it really liked it Sep 02, The book is interesting for two reasons 1 supposedly Alfred fancied the female author and bi-sexual This is a short erotic fiction written in by ,usset de Musset the bamiani died in never acknowledging it.


What that Edition does have is excellent erotic illustrations by Vania Zouravliov. The book is interesting for two reasons 1 supposedly Alfred fancied the female author and bi-sexual George Sand Baroness Dudevant on whom the countess may be based.

Apr 06, Angelica rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 12, Raya rated it really liked it. Published February 6th ga,iani Harper Perennial first published The prose flows elegantly and makes the book difficult to put down.

After attempts at careers in medicine which he gave up owing to a distaste for dissectionslaw, drawing, Gaamiani and piano, he became one of the first Romantic writers, with his first collection of poems, Contes d’Espagne et d’ItalieTales of Spain and Italy.

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However, you would not mussett any of this from my Edition, a second-hand copy of its inclusion in the Erotic Prints Society’s ‘Scarlet Library’ which has no introduction, notes or bibiliography. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Interesting as a period piece though.

Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. That is why I am happy to re Gamiani is a somewhat Sadean quasi-Gothic erotic novel of the s which has been attributed, although not certainly, to Alfred De Musset and which even reached the hands of Edith Wharton no less. 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.

He was however appointed librarian of the Ministry of Public Instruction in The three tell erotic stories in between mindless and violent couplings.

Paperbackpages. Joshua Simon rated it really liked it Apr 30, Martina rated it liked it Sep 29, Well-written, erotic, and an astonishingly sympathetic view of lesbian sex. 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.


Modeled after George Sand, this work gives us a young man named Alcide observing the Countess Gamiani and a young girl named Fanny, engaged in their lesbian bed.

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These demands were rejected by German songs and poems, including Nikolaus Becker’s Rheinlied, which contained the verse: Bruno rated it really liked it May 11, Aug 07, Howard rated it really liked it Shelves: The stories they tell include the rape of mjsset in a monastery and the nearly fatal debauchment of another in a convent, as well as encounters with a number of animals, including an ape and a donkey. I thought that I had seen it all when it came to historical erotica: Author supposedly wrote it as an expose of his former lover, George Sand.

While certain acts in this story were difficult to read comfortably, I must say that Baxter’s translation is beautiful. The glorious result was Gamiania classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess.

Apr 14, Reetta Saine rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 23, Tony rated it liked it. Written init is virulently anti-church. To his dismay, their affair went nowhere, and he decided to use all those pent up passions writing erotic fiction. Apr 27, Octavio rated it liked it Shelves: Musset’s Nuits —, Nights trace his emotional upheaval of his love for George Sand, from early despair to final resignation.

Lists with This Book. Emily Sarcos rated it really liked it Mar 30, Although Gamiani is deftly translated and kusset packaged, I found it distasteful and disturbing rather than arousing.