Story of O – Pauline Réage

Story of OStory of O – the highly praised erotic classic – I was so very intrigued when I picked it up. Having not read any erotic fiction, I wasn’t too sure what to expect. I had certainly expected (and hoped) to be shocked by the language and content, but instead I only found the book emotionally draining.

I’d read that Story of O was a ‘…pornographic book well written and without a trace of obscenity’ (and who doesn’t trust Graham Greene?)

But I was still pleasantly surprised with the writing. And it’s true, there’s no obscene language and definitely no embarrassing moments to giggle at. Continue reading