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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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 first collection of poems, Contes d’Espagne et d’ItalieTales of Spain and Italy.

Written init is virulently anti-church. 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. Musset’s Nuits —, Nights trace his emotional upheaval of his love for George Sand, from early despair to final resignation. If you are in the mood for truly erotic historical fare, then you should be aware that classics of the genre such as Fanny HillThe Pearland My Secret Life are all in the public domain and online.

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Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. I dislike books written muset to shock, and this is very much that. Although the theme of this novella is not different from other books of its kind, this novella is very well-written and certainly makes an interesting read. Musset answered to this with a poem of his own: His family was upper-class but poor and his father worked in various key government positions, but never gave his son any money.


Gamianl are no discussion topics on this book yet. The novel was illustrated with unsigned lithographs whose authorship remains unknown.

One symptom that had been noticed by his brother was a bobbing of the head as a result of the amplification of the pulse; this was later called de Musset’s sign. Paperbackpages. Part of the so erotic fiction written in the 19th century.

Well-written, erotic, and an astonishingly sympathetic view of lesbian sex.

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The glorious result was Gamiania classic tale of sensual pleasure and sexual excess. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The three tell erotic stories in between mindless and violent couplings. The prose flows elegantly and makes the book difficult to put down.

To ask other readers questions about Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excessplease sign up. Years later, elder brother Paul vamiani Musset would preserve these, and many other details, for posterity, in a biography on his famous younger brother. I know I did! He was however appointed librarian of the Ministry of Public Instruction in Aug 07, Howard rated it really liked it Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess.

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About Alfred de Musset. These demands were rejected by German songs and poems, including Nikolaus Becker’s Rheinlied, which contained the verse: Interesting and worth a read at least once.

He is not disappointed as Gamiani soon comes up with the shy fifteen-year old Fanny and proceeds to debauch her. Jun 19, Tim Pendry rated it really liked it Shelves: Alfred de Musset died in his sleep on 2 May The cause was heart failure, the combination of alcoholism and a longstanding aortic insufficiency.

Bruno rated it really liked it May 11, Lilian rated it really liked it Nov 01, While reading Gamianiit definitely helps if you know a little about French authors Alfred de Musset and George Sand and their short affair.

Want to Read saving…. Nina Schmidt rated it liked it Oct 14, Msuset certain acts in this story were difficult to read comfortably, I must say that Baxter’s translation is beautiful.

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

Apr 06, Angelica rated it liked it. Views Read Edit View history. This article about an erotic novel of the mussset century is a stub. Consider it an experiment. Published February 6th by Harper Perennial first published A bit disappointing second part of the book in terms of narrative style and description of the epilogue Return to Book Page.