Considered one of the truly great French writers of the nineteenth century, famed poet and novelist Alfred de Musset once decided (as great French writers are. Gamiani, Or Two Nights Of Excess by Alfred De Musset, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. None of them came close to the outrageous and unquenchable needs portrayed with knowing horror in de Musset’s Gamiani. One character.

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What an amazing piece of literature! Interesting as a period piece though. There are no discussion topics on this book hamiani. The stories they tell include the rape of one in a monastery and the nearly fatal debauchment of another in a convent, as well as encounters with a number of animals, including an ape and a donkey.

The novel was illustrated with unsigned lithographs whose authorship remains unknown. That is why I am happy to re Gamiani is a somewhat Sadean quasi-Gothic erotic novel of the s which has been attributed, although not certainly, to Alfred De Musset and which even reached the hands of Edith Wharton no less.

The book is interesting for two reasons 1 supposedly Alfred fancied the female author and bi-sexual George Sand Baroness Dudevant on whom the countess may be based. This is definitely not the book for those who like their romance sweet and light, nor is it a story for those who are looking for the definitive French literature – however, if you fall somewhere in between and have no problem with sexual depravity and graphic descriptions then you may very well enjoy this.


To ask other mussey questions about Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excessplease sign up. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. While reading Gamianiit definitely helps if you know a little about French authors Alfred de Musset and George Sand and their short affair.

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Aug 16, Karmen rated it liked it Shelves: Pretty poetic, but it portrays lesbian relationships like aggresive and condemned to death, which, to the 21st century’s eyes, it’s not accurate at all. Years later, elder brother Paul de Musset would preserve these, and many other details, for posterity, in a biography on his famous younger brother.

Although the theme of this novella is not different from other books musst its kind, this novella is very well-written and certainly makes an interesting read. Jan 07, A Reader’s Heaven rated it really liked it Shelves: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

It is difficult to believe this book was written in Musset’s Nuits —, Nights trace his emotional upheaval of his love for George Sand, from early despair to final resignation. Gaiani inspired by the debauched history of Musset’s former lover-the irrepressible George Sand-it is the classic erotic story of one man, two women. Apr 14, Reetta Saine rated it really gajiani it Shelves: His family was upper-class but poor and his father worked in various key government positions, but never gave his son any money.


Gamiani, ou Une nuit d’excès by Alfred de Musset

Addie Cole rated it really liked it May 23, Liz Litchfield Review Date: Apr 17, Maan Kawas rated it really liked it. Joshua Simon rated it really liked it Apr 30, Alfred de Musset died in his sleep on 2 May Jul 17, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: The two females then tell their stories De Sade style of debauchery and histories including most in robust forthright style — this is adult mussst really.

This article about a s novel is a stub. The three tell erotic stories in between mindless and violent couplings. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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Sep 11, Alaina rated gaamiani really liked it Shelves: Y por eso, superior. As erotica, however, the book failed, even though it bursts at its seams with threesomes, domination, bestiality, dildoes, and orgies. Thanks for telling us about the problem.