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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Cleland Narrator: Justine Eyre Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure is one of the most notorious texts in English literature. As recently as 1963, an unexpurgated edition was the subject of a trial, yet in the eighteenth century John Cleland’s open celebration of sexual enjoyment was a bestselling novel.

Fanny’s story, as she falls into prostitution and then rises to respectability, takes the form of a confession that is vividly colored by copious and explicit physiological details of her carnal adventures. The moral outrage that this has always provoked has only recently been countered by serious critical appraisal.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michelle | 3/9/2011

    " I read this many many years ago, and have made note to self- re-read! I read this as an inexperienced teen, and so thought it was pretty terrific at the time. Now I wonder.... "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Lindsay | 12/5/2010

    " This book is worth reading just for its absurdity. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by ~ Lei ~ | 11/28/2010

    " This was the book my mom had hidden in the bookshelf - got me pretty hot as a teen. It's been a long time since I've read it but I do remember liking several scenes and those were the ones that were my 'go-to' helpers when I was alone. "

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