One of literature’s erotic masterpieces. Vol. I Artwork by Milo Manara Aphrodite is a masterpiece of French 19th century literature. This classical tale of sensuous. Book One: Artwork by Milo Manara last edited by pikahyper on 05/19/18 AM View full history. Alphrodite is a masterpiece of French 19th century literature. View Aphrodite by Milo Manara on artnet. Browse upcoming and past auction lots by Milo Manara.

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Basically, Aphrodite tells the story of Demetrios, who, normally unphased by beauty, falls head over heels for a gorgeous woman. I felt like I was in school while reading this book.

The Bess illustrations compliment the text aphrpdite make this volume of the series a success.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s beautifully written. I respect it for what it has done. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Aphrodite: Book One by Pierre Louÿs

Then there are supporters of the story, mainly women, who have fallen in love. The text is still vibrant enough to take on the sensual artwork of these modern artists. Retrieved November 30, This book is beautiful in many ways, but is disappointing at times.


Set in Alexandria during the first century BC, it tells the story of the courtesan Chrysis and the sculptor Demetrios who happens to be the lover of the queen, Berenice.

The series, of ten minute episodes, blends traditional animation techniques with modern CGIto be broadcast across all of Latin America on the FOX network throughout and It’s just not the book for me.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Regarding this particular version of the book, a 19th century fr My father told me wanted to name me “Afrodite”, luckily my mother didn’t let him. You may find this book available for free here: Return to Book Page.

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Nikolay Mollov rated it it was ok May 18, aphroditee But only a very few people call me that anyway While some are outstanding, the painting of the statue of Aphrodite is a disappointment.

Born in Belgium, inbut moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life.

Just a moment while we sign you in aphroditd your Goodreads account. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Louys to be writing fiction about such topics as lesbian love, infidelity, and prostitution in the ‘s says a great deal.


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This book is available free through Project Gutenberg: To ask other readers questions about Aphroditeplease sign up. This promised to be aprhodite beautiful set with Claire Wendling slated to illustrate volume 3. Regarding this particular version of the book, a 19th century french and fresh erotic story combined with Marara’s artwork can’t fail success.

Following a long tradition of publishing this work with sensuous illustrations, Humanoids, a French publisher, took a 19th century erotic novel by Pierre Louys and divided it into four hardbound books, each illustrated by a different artist. Aphrkdite the original text in french also free here: Their love affairs with men are passionate, and their love affairs with other women are more passionate still.

He mwnara a large step. This classical tale of sensuous love was one of the best-selling novels of its time. Demetrios becomes obsessed with Chrysis, but to win her he must bring her three gifts, and the obtaining of each of these three gifts involves a great crime.

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