The Power of Mesmerism is a classic Victorian erotic novel that was originally published in 1891. It contains graphic sexual descriptions and themes. This risqué fictional foray into the nineteenth-century boudoir will finally put to rest the age-old presumption that the period was frumpy and repressed. A must-read for fans of steamy Victoriana.
6) Go Ask Alice
After you've had it, there isn't even life without drugs...
It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the mean streets of an unforgiving city. It was a journey...
7) A Warning
On September 5, 2018, the New York Times published a bombshell essay and took the rare step of granting its writer anonymity. Described only as "a senior official in...
The Romance of Lust is an anonymously written erotic novel, published during 1873-1876. It is told first-person by Charlie Roberts, a boy with an unusually large penis and corresponding lust for all things sexual. Beginning with his sexual initiation as a teenager, it follows his exploits in every kind of sexual activity with anyone from governesses to acquaintances, including the highly taboo homosexual sex, incest and pedophilia.
12) A Weekend Visit
A Weekend Visit is an anonymously written erotic novel about a gentleman who visits his lover at her country home. There they enter into a weekend full of all kinds of sex—with her mother and her young ward gleefully joining in.
13) The Yellow Room
Skip those bland shades of gray and pay a visit to The Yellow Room instead. This erotic classic has the same strong themes of discipline and punishment, but without all the cheesy banter. The Yellow Room recounts the titillating tale of a beautiful young woman's sexual awakening at the hands of a harsh taskmaster on the grounds of a gorgeous country estate.
14) Lucy in the sky
Nunneries have long been regarded as bastions of goodness and selfless service—with a dark underbelly of unbridled passion and sexual deviance. In The Nunnery Tales, a lusty young man enters into a convent disguised as a pious young woman—and all hell breaks loose. Add this erotic classic to your must-read list.