So far, I am impressed with the “high art” and intellectually stimulating prose of Henry Miller found in the pages of this awful book of sex sex sex. My how times. “Opus Pistorum” (porno) by Henry Miller; (July 28, ) I am reading a French translation of “Opus Pistorum” by Henry Miller, and I still don’t. From Marcelle to Tania, to Alexandra, to Anna, Henry Miller sweeps us up in his Under the Roofs of Paris (originally published as Opus Pistorum) is that book.

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Nu o recomand persoanelor care sunt usor de impresionat sau scarbit. Email subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to hnry blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. This happens to me a lot. Of course, it must be viewed and remembered as fiction. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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They take you nowhere in an even more breathtaking manner. A man ought to have a photograph taken of himself when he’s in shape ops that, just to keep around and look at when he goes in to ask the boss for a raise in salary.

Apparently he was dicking me around because the story didn’t go anywhere and I felt like I’d wasted my time reading it. It was wonderful, vulgar, raunchy, and all the things I ever hoped to find in this eccentric writer. Books by Henry Miller.

Mar 06, Victoria rated it it was ok. It was commissioned in by an LA book seller known to sell specialty titles under the counter Wink Wink.

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Women have or do not have henrj, and they are designated as Women or unprintable. Apparently he wrote this one chapter at a time and sold them to a pornographer who compiled them into a full book.


Not a page goes by without either the infamous f-word or c-word getting tossed around, and young and old alike get caught up in the action. At times I couldn’t believe I was reading it, but yet I could not put it down. However I have read Anais Nin, and this is not typical of her work.

This way to the Ferris wheel, and the roller coaster. Notify me of new comments via email. Do I want to burn this book as my mother did when she came into my own house one day and found “Lady Chatterly’s Lover”? If you find it compulsively readable, the way I did, we ought to become friends. For those whom have read this book or others by said authoryou know that he went far pous and beyond that which was requested.

Now I’m beginning to wonder millee I got on this merry-go-round, and why this is the particular place where I get off. Like many other reviews I read, it was my first erotica nove Jouissance!

Toots is very articulate and precise in her language: You are commenting using your WordPress. Pretty graphic stuff, and the most well-written disgusting book I have yet read on the subject. If you aren’t stirred, you’re probably already half-dead, head to foot. Oct 24, Jer rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I; Book III; p.

His books are potpourris of sexual description, quasi-philosophical speculation, reflection on literature and society, surrealistic imaginings, and autobiographical incident. This is why I dig my circle of friends. The constant sex got boring after a while. Thank you, Roseanne Barr, for the recommendation.

Very very Provocative – took a long time to get through and parts were quite disturbing. You are commenting using your Killer account. I understand why the main character runs away at the end and I probably would have done the same thing in the same circumstance, so maybe it was just that I had a secret desire for the book to continue on or maybe I This is one of the over the top sex stories.


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I wanted to reread this book for many years now. I’ll give you a fucking too great for you to hold within yourself, a screwing too big for your life miler your experience. Lawrence, los surrealistas, etc.

I am trolling with Arthur and he picks up a woman wallet off the street. II; Book I; p. I didn’t realise it was completely smut!

Have I become such a prude with the passage of time, or was my mind really “outrageous” at that time. You are commenting using your Twitter account. From Marcelle to Tania, to Alexandra, to Anna, and from the Left Bank to Pigalle, Miller sweeps us up in his odyssey in search of the perfect job, the perfect woman, and the perfect experience. These are legitimate goals for an artist as writer.

There may be a value to a book henrh has you asking about what your limits are, and who you are.

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It’s a somewhat guilty pleasure. Wanna check it our for yourself? Too much other stuff on my end table to read now and my trip to NYC interrupted hhenry in limbo.