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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His family was upper-class but poor and his father worked in musaet key gwmiani positions, but never gave his son any money. A bit disappointing second part of the book in terms of narrative style and description of the epilogue To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

To be sure, it keeps close to the more familiar themes of 18th and 19th c. Alfred de Musset died in his sleep on 2 May That is why I am happy to refer to it here while suggesting you find an edition with more background information.

D Sensuality Burning Book Type: And 2 it is very clever and literary in describing all the various sex acts. Bruno rated it really liked it May 11, To his dismay, their affair went nowhere, and he decided to use all those pent up passions writing erotic fiction.


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. Sep 26, Jesse rated it liked it. Musset’s Nuits —, Nights trace his emotional upheaval of his love for George Sand, from early despair to final resignation.

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

Y por eso, superior. There are numerous descriptions of extremely sexual, orgiastic events in churches, convents.

What an amazing piece of literature! I know I did! Years later, elder brother Paul de Musset would preserve these, and many other details, for posterity, in a biography on his famous younger brother.

Gamiani, Or Two Nights Of Excess

Part of the so erotic fiction written in the 19th century. As erotica, however, the book failed, even though it bursts at its seams with threesomes, domination, bestiality, dildoes, and orgies. About Alfred de Musset.

Interesting as a period piece though. He has a great style in writing, and once you read on of his works, you cannot leave it until finished. Well written but ultimately soul-less. What that Edition does have is excellent erotic illustrations by Vania Zouravliov.

Alcide, ever the Peeping Tom, watches again from a hole in the wall.

Gamiani, or Two Passionate Nights

Would be a five star if not for the bestiality that was very difficult to read. By the time he reached the age of 20, his rising literary fame was already accompanied by a sulphurous reputation fed by his dandy side.


Nina Schmidt rated it liked it Oct 14, In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Alfred de Musset is one of my favorite novelist and poets.

Martina rated it liked it Sep 29, This article about a novel with a lesbiangaybisexualor transgender theme is a stub. Lilian rated it really liked it Nov 01, Gamisni naturally, as the book ganiani written by an unsatisfied man, Fanny is bisexual and Gamiani is aroused by Alcide, even as she hates him. Author supposedly wrote it as an expose of his former lover, George Sand. Oxford University Press US. This is definitely not the book for those who like their romance sweet and light, nor is it a story for gamani 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.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Although Gamiani is deftly translated and nicely packaged, I found it distasteful and disturbing rather than arousing.