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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.
Adapted from a blog, Girl With a One-Track Mind is a funny and refreshing look at one woman's sex life. It's very explicit as she details her rendezvous with various lovers and her many sexual experimentations. It's also a wonderful look into the life and thoughts of a single woman and it's great to see a woman who isn't afraid to explore her sexuality. Women will have many 'I'm so glad it's not only me that thinks that' moments and it should be compulsary reading for men so they can understand just a little about what a woman wants from a relationship (not just sexually). Oh, and she's had her career ruined by a nosy newspaper so do buy the book and help support her!
PhD student Vanessa enjoys sex and her part-time job as a hotel receptionist means that she can have sex and earn a little money by sleeping with the guests on the side. Vanessa falls into artistic circles which leads to her starring in porn films, living an almost fantasy-like life where she has to create a split-personality to keep her sanity. This provocative tale is intelligent and surprisingly well-written and highly reminiscent of the erotic classic, Story of O.
The follow-up to One Hundred Strokes of the Brush Before Bed. If Melissa P's poetic prose fails to grab you then her x-rated exploits will.
Mid-forties and with two kids, surely finding time time for sex must be difficult? Not for Suzanne Portnoy who sets aside one whole weekend every month for this very purpose, but with complete strangers. Fetish, clubs, internet sites and even naturist health clubs provide her with a willing string of men for her sexy liaisons. Eye-opening stuff.
Tia is happy following Mark's every demand no matter what it may be, but then she meets her best friend's talented but carefree brother. Tia doesn't know who to choose, but has a lot of fun deciding...
Fun, frivolous and naughty. A tale of seduction at work when Maria gets far more than she bargained for in her new job. Definitely not one to read at your desk during your lunchbreak!
A highly-charged sexual adventure through the minefield of modern dating told with wit and no holds barred. Explicit, candid and very rude.
This is probably one of the most disturbing revenge tales Iâ€™ve read. It creeps up on you as you follow several seemingly unconnected characters through some bizarre, and at times, frightening scenarios. Definitely not for the faint-hearted or squeamish. It is an extraordinary work, thought-provoking and unput-downable. I literally read it in one sitting.Comparison: Marquis de Sade, Ryan Gattis, Thomas Harris.Similar this month: None.
A passionate and erotic true story of a woman addicted to sex who eventually falls in love. Explicit, candid and at times quite startling.
You have probably caught some of the coverage for this book. It first appeared as a web diary and then there was much speculation as to whom the author might be. To date she remains anonymous, even through the book deal. Smart girl. What she does here is to expand on her web diary and give more on her life, her ‘calling’ and her origins. It’s very explicit, very chatty and not the sort of thing you want to read in one sitting for it’s a tad repetitive.Comparison: Catherine Millet Similar this month: None. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 26 November 2009. Exclusive to Lovereading Click the screen below to watch the full interview with Belle de Jour.
Rumoured to be based on personal experiences, this is quite a tale. Sexually explicit, highly instructional and charmingly tongue-in-cheek, it is the frank diary of a newly engaged, sweet copy-editor battling with wedding plans and pending in-laws while earning a hard crust as a high-class prostitute. Both fascinating and fun.Comparison: Belle de Jour, Catherine M.Similar this month: None.
As the title hints its heavily sadomasochistic and surprisingly autobiographical. You have been warned but if you are in the moodâ€¦
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.