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A delectable novel of a man's lifelong devotion to erotic exploration, "The Arch of Desire" is based loosely on the life of the artist Pierre Molinier, admired by the surrealists and creator of a many-layered erotic universe.

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A delectable novel of a man's lifelong devotion to erotic exploration, The Arch of Desire is based very loosely on the life of the artist Pierre Molinier, admired by the surrealists and creator of a many-layered erotic universe. As the novel opens, Pierre is a boy, raised by a wealthy family of Belgian winemakers. Precociously curious about the opposite sex — particularly the intimate garments he finds drying in the laundry room — he is initiated into the erotic by a family servant and soon moves on to the more forbidden charms of his lovely, sophisticated half sister. As he comes of age — attending art school, becoming an acclaimed painter, and settling in Bordeaux — Pierre simultaneously pursues ever more complex pleasures, devouring his father's collection of de Sade, Restif de la Bretonne, and other erotic classics, sampling the varieties of women — from a Senegalese prostitute, to a lesbian who works as a dominatrix to rich men, to a beautiful German who becomes his last, most perfect lover — and exploring the limits of his fetishes for dressing up and the adoration of beautiful, feminine feet. A delightful recollection of sexual pleasure from the dawn to the twilight of life, The Arch of Desire will satisfy every erotic appetite. "[A] delicious, bold and genuinely immoral book, or perhaps ... a treatise in favor of hedonism and the pleasures of desire." — A. Castro, El Periodico "A fascinating novel, exquisitely conceived and structured ... De Sade would applaud." — Antonio Bordon, La Provincia "Munoz Puelles uses an erotic vocabulary that stretches the rules of the genre." — Maria Jose, El Pais

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802139696
Translator:
Cordero, Kristina
Author:
Muunoz Puelles, Vicente
Translator:
Codero, Kristina
Author:
Munoz Puelles, Vicente
Author:
Puelles, Vincent Munoz
Author:
Codero, Kristina
Author:
Cordero, Kristina
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Erotica
Subject:
FICTION / Erotica
Subject:
Erotica - General
Subject:
Molinier, Pierre
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 17 (MS-17)
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
140
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 8.5 lb

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A delectable novel of a man's lifelong devotion to erotic exploration, The Arch of Desire is based very loosely on the life of the artist Pierre Molinier, admired by the surrealists and creator of a many-layered erotic universe. As the novel opens, Pierre is a boy, raised by a wealthy family of Belgian winemakers. Precociously curious about the opposite sex — particularly the intimate garments he finds drying in the laundry room — he is initiated into the erotic by a family servant and soon moves on to the more forbidden charms of his lovely, sophisticated half sister. As he comes of age — attending art school, becoming an acclaimed painter, and settling in Bordeaux — Pierre simultaneously pursues ever more complex pleasures, devouring his father's collection of de Sade, Restif de la Bretonne, and other erotic classics, sampling the varieties of women — from a Senegalese prostitute, to a lesbian who works as a dominatrix to rich men, to a beautiful German who becomes his last, most perfect lover — and exploring the limits of his fetishes for dressing up and the adoration of beautiful, feminine feet. A delightful recollection of sexual pleasure from the dawn to the twilight of life, The Arch of Desire will satisfy every erotic appetite. "[A] delicious, bold and genuinely immoral book, or perhaps ... a treatise in favor of hedonism and the pleasures of desire." — A. Castro, El Periodico "A fascinating novel, exquisitely conceived and structured ... De Sade would applaud." — Antonio Bordon, La Provincia "Munoz Puelles uses an erotic vocabulary that stretches the rules of the genre." — Maria Jose, El Pais
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