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It could be said that we are in a Golden Age for Provocative fiction. With more and more authors releasing books that explore the various realms of sexuality while still offering social commentary and a concentrated examination of human feelings and attitudes throughout. Indulge your secretive sensual side, peek into the lives of others and explore a complex pleasure of human existence. Find out more in our adult fiction category.
The next instalment of stories and this time all have a Dublin based theme. Fun sexy and erotic stories for you to enjoy.
The first in a new series of anthologies, each devoted to a specific city and its concealed, hidden side, unleashes some of the best writers in the genre on London, its charms and sexual secrets. Features Kristina Lloyd, long listed Booker prize author Matt Thorne, Justine Elyot, Evening Standard film critic Neil Norman and many others. More educational and varied than the A to Z!
The latest volume in the bestselling series that annually gathers the best stories of the year garnered from all over the world in print and online. Over 500 pages of the most red hot tales around of lust and love. The 45 stories feature every single sexual variation and combination from the best authors in the field. Features Laurence Klavan, Nikki Magennis, Alison Tyler, Rachel Kramer Bussel, EllaRegina and countless others.
A splendid demonstration of how to ally sex and humour, this first novel by a new American author is a jolly romp that will both raise eyebrows and generate belly laughs. Staid journalist Jacob Hastings is assigned to write a feature on a mysterious Museum of Rocking Horses, normally closed to the public. His meeting up there with a frisky female astronomer leads both down a trail of sexual encounters and comic capers that will raise the reader’s temperature and royally entertain.
Stories of forbidden sex and dangerous liaisons and seductions all set around a nameless hotel, much under the ironic gaze of the all-knowing receptionist. Gives a new meaning altogether to room service, even if some of the stories are set around the bar, the gym and every nook and cranny of the luxurious establishment. From satin sheets to rubber masks, every kink is available. A striking debut by a young, new British writer.
20 short stories to keep you hot on a cold winter’s night. All involve a festive theme so get the tinsel out and enjoy.
The first collection by one the brightest rising stars in British erotica, this is an uncommonly varied and intelligent set of stories which, while remaining hot and particularly provocative, often veer off into new and unexpected directions, and confirm Stein as a name to watch in the future. Strong female characters, wit to spare and delightfully subversive fantasies make this a gem of a book.
A follow-up to last year’s impressive ULTIMATE BURLESQUE charity anthology, with proceeds going to breast cancer charity, this new offering is no less red hot as it examines decadence in all its variations and dangerous corners. Twosomes, threesomes, lust at its most naked and vulnerable, desires pushed beyond the limits of propriety, every colour in the alphabet of emotions makes an appearance and more. And a bed of roses on the cover, as well as a charitable cause to support. How can one resist?
CHARLOTTE ROCHE - This young German writer’s WETLANDS is the latest shocker from the world of literary erotica, following the hospital saga of a young woman with a sick fascination for body waste, secretions and some of the more taboo corners of the human body. But the scabrous subject matter is certainly redeemed by a glowing sense of humour and cheekiness.
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 26 November 2009. Unlike the previous two books by this author this has been marketed as fiction however, the story is about how things may have turned out for Belle and her friends so it will be up to you to decide if you believe this is fiction or what has actually happened. Full of amusing anecdotes and antics as we have come to expect from this author, with honest, straight-forward talking. it may not contain quite the ‘shock’ value of the first book but still makes for an interesting and funny read. Exclusive to Lovereading Click the screen below to watch the full interview with Belle de Jour.
The British Queen of Burlesque, Immodesty Blaize, turns her talents to writing, with great success. With all the racy, raunchy fun you could expect from a novel about a girl who has risen to the top of her game in burlesque, but has dark secrets just waiting to be uncovered, this is the perfect, indulgent, fun read for the summer holidays!
Literature has addressed sex throughout history. The joys and complexities are shown in 'The Song of Solomon' in the Bible. Byron, Chacer and Donne are famous for their compemplations on sex and desire.
Provocative prose is not simply pornographic, and product created simply to excite and arouse. Provocative prose stands apart as it is able to offer excitement while also deliviering social commentary and an examination of human feelings and behaviour. This genre can help you to think more deeply about sex, desire and how are attitudes to this topic are formed and what impact they have.
One of the most famous literary erotica would be Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H. Lawrence, which manages to combine titilation and provocation while also offering character development, and an examination of the theme.
While some will still find these books shocking and a step too far. However there are marvelous modern authors such as Henry Miller, Anais Nin, and Annie Rice with her 'Sleeping Beauty' series which was published under the name Anne Roquelaure. With the development and exploration of this genre, there is a wide and varied selection of books for those interested in indulging.