So far, I am impressed with the “high art” and intellectually stimulating prose of Henry Miller found in the pages of this awful book of sex sex sex. My how times. “Opus Pistorum” (porno) by Henry Miller; (July 28, ) I am reading a French translation of “Opus Pistorum” by Henry Miller, and I still don’t. From Marcelle to Tania, to Alexandra, to Anna, Henry Miller sweeps us up in his Under the Roofs of Paris (originally published as Opus Pistorum) is that book.

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Apparently he wrote this one chapter at a time and sold them to a pornographer who compiled them into a full book. Could have been the acid, though. Mar 20, Max Nemtsov rated it really liked it Shelves: To be fair, it’s extremely well written smut.

Toots is very articulate and precise in her language: There may have been an earlier edition, but it was not in general publication Grove Press until Figlet is curious, though evocative.

I purchase a book and I never get around to reading it as it gets overtaken by other books.

I; Book I; pp. That is what concerns me. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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What was my other point? From Danielle Steele to vintage erotica, books were flying at me as fast as I could write them down. Miller offers porno as high art.

Mar 06, Victoria ehnry it it was ok. He bears his character’s soul and touches on taboo topics. This was PWP with a lot of taboo. Apr 08, Darthdaddy rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. Miller calls his tail or prick John Thursday Jean Jeudi. Sometimes it’s difficult to get through, the monologue during certain scenes drowns out the setting and when Alf zones back in I’m left thinking, “Wait.


Under the Roofs of Paris by Henry Miller

In timp ce o citeam heny puteam sa n-o compar cu Luni de fiere a lui Bruckner, care m-a dezgustat cam in aceeasi masura. Trying to delete all hejry these odious words – the first chapter is the worst and I’m shocked at what ,iller here – I’ve been looking for beauty in the writing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They take you nowhere in an even more breathtaking manner.

Jun 12, Ross Carroll rated it really liked it. You are commenting using your Facebook account. This is absolutely one of the most depraved and satirical book I have ever read. This is where I write about what I’m reading – which could be anything.

Thanks for patronizing the hard quality work. He seems to try to find the raunchiest, most scandalous scenarios to write about. There is a major discontinuity.

Unknown to me also. Cand mi-a fost recomandata ca “roman erotic”, nu asta am avut in minte. Henry Miller sought to reestablish the freedom to live without the conventional restraints of civilization. This site uses cookies. But, my God, the sex scences which is pretty much every scence – honestly! To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: It is stated that Henry Miller was paid a dollar per page for this book, provided that he included some aspect pertaining to sex on every page.


Blog Stats 1, hits. While Miller is a great author, this isn’t the book to waste time or money on. I think I read some of these stories they’re stories, aren’t they? Charlotte attached the molosse in another room. Very very Provocative – took a long time to get through and parts were quite disturbing. But would we be asking such soulful, artful questions if authorship was attributed to anonymous? If you find it compulsively readable, the way I did, we ought to become friends.

I may be a baby fucker, but who the Hell cares It was certainly written to an order that specified that the contents be pornographic. Charlotte is beautiful; her thighs are pawable; her behind and bosoms are normal with respect to her stature; I look at Arthur and I realize that he is having the same thoughts… One day Charlotte visited Arthur; he was not home and she left him a note.

In that context at least, they were bleak. Are there “good wars” for mankind? Besides the horrific multi-page rape scene, the story was literally just an endless succession of silly and unrealistic sex scenes.

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