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Books by Lytton Strachey. Micah added it Feb 17, Emira Jgh marked it as to-read Dec 24, No trivia or quizzes yet. Wit, irony, exaggeration, melodrama, these were Lytton Strachey’s methods in this recently discovered and never before published novella.

L marked it as to-read Jun 25, Perhaps it would be best enjoyed at tea, when read aloud in the falsetto voice of its author. Bella l’edizione, corredata da pudiche illustrazioni finto liberty. MM marked it as to-read Mar 24, A curiosity is what it is: The fascinating story behind one of the best-loved depictions of the Nativity. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

A Naughty Novella by Lytton Strachey. By using nursery terms for private parts of the anatomy bow-wows and pussy cats will never sound the sameStrachey makes all the more ludicrous society’s standard reaction of horror to sex and deviation.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Emme marked it as to-read Apr 11, Ermyntrude and Esmeralda was written as an exchange of correspondence between two teenage girls who have pledged themselves to find out all they can about sex, love, and making babies. Word of the year: Jul 13, Simona Friuli rated it really liked it. Jess marked it as to-read Nov 14, I obtained a copy of this book out of curiosity, just to see what sort of pornography an historian would produce.

If not, why not? Giles Lytton Strachey was a British writer and critic. Wind turbines are neither clean nor green and they provide zero global energy Matt Ridley.

Ermyntrude and Esmeralda: A Naughty Novella by Lytton Strachey

Marina added it May 14, Ermyntrude and Esmeralda Lytton Strachey. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. La scoperta del sesso nella Gran Bretagna vittoriana Piccolo, divertente racconto epistolare sul tema della scoperta del sesso. Be the first to ask a question about Ermyntrude and Esmeralda. He is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit.


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Alex marked it as to-read Oct 17, The Green Room podcast: It is when Strachey is not humorous that the reader should beware of taking him seriously. Site maintained by Creode. Sophie marked it as to-read May 31, Strachey dedicated the little volume to the artist Henry Lamb, with whom he was at the time in love, writing to him: Gary Dexter 23 September Surprising literary ventures Gary Dexter.

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