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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Books by Alfred de Musset.

Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess

I dislike books written only to shock, and this is very much that. About Alfred de Musset. Y por eso, superior.

The evening climaxes aha! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The glorious result was Gamiania classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess.

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

Refresh and try again. 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. 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 Mksset 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.

Alfred de Musset is one of my favorite novelist and poets. The novel was illustrated with unsigned lithographs whose authorship remains unknown.


Gamiani, Or Two Nights Of Excess : Alfred De Musset :

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As for the story, it is a tale of extreme and destructive erotic passion with the standard issue references to the depravities to be found in convents and amongst the clergy but it is rather well written.

Liz Litchfield Review Date: Reputedly 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. Years later, elder brother Paul de Musset would preserve these, and many other details, for posterity, in a biography on his famous younger brother.

This was gamaini first time I have ever read 19th Century French literature gamiain it can be called that but it certainly won’t be the last. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Would be a five star if not for the bestiality that was very difficult to read. To ask other readers questions about Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excessplease sign up. 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.

Oct 12, Raya rated it really liked it.

What did I just read? His family was upper-class but poor and his father worked in various key government po Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay 11 December — 2 May was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist.

After attempts at careers in medicine which he gave up owing to a distaste for dissectionslaw, drawing, English and piano, he became one of the first Romantic writers, with his musseg collection of poems, Contes d’Espagne et d’ItalieTales of Spain and Italy.


Sep 11, Alaina rated it really liked it Shelves: While the actual story was only 92 pages, it was certainly what you would say “bang for your buck! And 2 it is very clever and literary in describing all the various sex acts.

Assuming you do not have serious problems with ‘disgust’ this is, after all, only an exercise in the imaginationthe bulk of the book is a very muset read indeed but it is definitely not for faint hearts. Jun 19, Tim Pendry rated it really liked it Shelves: Alcide, ever the Peeping Tom, watches again from a hole in the wall. The rest of my review can be found here http: He is also believed to be the author of Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excessa lesbian erotic novel, also believed to be modeled on George Sand.

Feb 15, Natalia rated it really liked it. Oct 11, Cristina Contilli added it. Author supposedly wrote it as an expose of his former lover, George Sand. Return to Book Page. There are numerous descriptions of extremely sexual, orgiastic events in churches, convents.

Well written but ultimately soul-less. Written init is virulently anti-church. May 6, Publication Date: Nina Schmidt rated it liked it Oct 14, Rather, de Musset draws a powerful but intensely unsettling picture of disillusionment with the power of love to provide meaning for sexual desire.