The Diary of a Chambermaid/Gamiani
Publication Date: April 2010
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A flip book featuring two classic novels of sexual exploration, translated from the French by John Baxter: The Diary of a Chambermaid and Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess, classic erotic tales of pleasure and excess.
Alfred de Musset (1810-1857) was a French poet, playwright, and novelist. He was born in Paris to a well-to-do family and turned to writing after first studying to be a doctor. Influenced by Lord Byron and Shakespeare, he fraternized with many great French writers such as Victor Hugo. He died in 1857 of a heart malfunction.
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.