Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess
Publication Date: February 2007
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"' What a picture ' She shivered, making her breasts quiver, and I realized that this confession, far from horrifying her, was feeding her lust. You'll send the devil back into our flesh.' "
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 wont to do) to try his hand at erotic fiction. The glorious result was Gamiani, a classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess. 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 . . . and two incomparable nights of uninhibited sexual adventure.
John baxter's books include biographies of Federico Fellini, Luis BuNuel, Woody Allen, Stanley Kubrick, and Robert De Niro, and the memoir "We'll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light". Born in Australia, he now lives in Paris.