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Reacting to 'Fanny Hill or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure'

I should have clocked on that this was erotic fiction by the title alone. In all my Catholic school innocence, I thought that this would be an interesting glimpse into the life of a 18th Century lady of leisure and woman of pleasure. 483 more words


BTCC champ’s Aston for auction

A STUNNING and very rare 1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage saloon belonging to touring car driver, commentator and TV personality John Cleland, will be offered at auction at Silverstone Auctions’ May 13 Sale at Silverstone circuit. 368 more words


Prostitutes and their Clothes: Fanny Hill

Fanny Hill, or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, is a pornographic novel written in 1748 by John Cleland. The epistolary novel follows the adventures of a country girl come to town after the death of her parents. 839 more words

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Reading Challenge 2016

There are some books that I don’t really know what to say about. A few sentences are enough, but a whole review? I got nothing. Here are those 6 that fall into this category, and that end my 2016 challenge. 713 more words