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The author is a mystery, but believed to be a French lady.
PAULINE REAGE - STORY OF O is, of course, one of erotica’s perennial classics but its importance should never be overlooked. The tale of a young woman who gives in to her submissive nature and undergoes a sexual quest with no equal that can still shock to this day, it also raises fundamental questions about the nature of sexuality and relationships, even if you are not into whips and intimate piercings.
The Story of O is an erotic novel published in 1954 about love, dominance and submission by French author Anne Desclos under the pen name Pauline Reage. Published in French by Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Story of O is a tale of female submission about a beautiful Parisian fashion photographer, O, who is blindfolded, chained, whipped, branded, pierced, made to wear a mask, and taught to be constantly available for oral, vaginal, and anal intercourse. Despite her harsh treatment, O grants permission beforehand for everything that occurs, and her permission is consistently sought. At the beginning of the story, O's lover, Rene, brings her to the chateau of Roissy, where she is trained to serve the men of an elite group. After this first period of training is finished, as a demonstration of their bond and his generosity, Rene hands O to Sir Stephen, a more dominant master. Rene wants O to learn to serve someone whom she does not love, and someone who does not love her.
Parisian photographer O returns to the place of her sexual initiation - the elegant chateau Roissy. Here, she submits completely to the sexual whims of one man...her lover. This is the sequel to the classic French erotic bestseller, and a darkly seductive story of dominance and submission. Read it if you dare...