So far, I am impressed with the “high art” and intellectually stimulating prose of Henry Miller found in the pages of this awful book of sex sex sex. My how times. “Opus Pistorum” (porno) by Henry Miller; (July 28, ) I am reading a French translation of “Opus Pistorum” by Henry Miller, and I still don’t. From Marcelle to Tania, to Alexandra, to Anna, Henry Miller sweeps us up in his Under the Roofs of Paris (originally published as Opus Pistorum) is that book.

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In this light, Miller was writing to a small audience that wanted sex. Thank you, Roseanne Barr, for the recommendation. Fill in your details below or click an icon to o;us in: He seems to try to find the raunchiest, most scandalous scenarios to write about. I will offer a few excerpts and will skip the porno details.

From Marcelle to Tania, to Alexandra, to Anna, and from the Left Bank to Pigalle, Miller sweeps us up in his odyssey in search of the perfect job, the perfect woman, the perfect experience. We decided to knock at her door nearby: Could have been the acid, though. Opus Pistorum by Henry Miller. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. I understand why the main character runs away at the end and I probably would have done the same thing in herny same circumstance, so maybe it was just that I had a secret desire for the book to continue on or maybe I This is one of the over the top sex stories.

This is one of those books I liked very much View all 12 comments. I’m always looking for the next book that’ll knock my socks off. Life flushes you out in unbelievable locations and all kinds of incredible surprises track you down.



Looking at the “blurb” I can see why I was mistaken: However I have read Anais Nin, and this is not typical of her work. Too much other stuff on my end table to read now and my trip to NYC interrupted and in limbo.

By Luboviski started selling porno manuscripts for clients in the movie industry such as Joseph Mankiewicz, Julian Johnson, Daniele Amfitheatrol, Billy Wilder, Frederick Hollander, and Henry Blanke… Henry Miller proposed to write short porno stories that should sell for one dollar per page ; Luboviski was to keep the rights of the stories.

I have never before heard mention the many different tags he uses for the organs, cuts, and appendages involved in sexual acts, my favorite being his word “figlet”.

I purchase a book and I never get around to reading it as it gets overtaken by other books. At the end of a chapter, events are oistorum, and then we are brought back to the events just after the earlier chapter. Here one finds Miller’s characteristic candor, wit, self-mockery, and celebration of the good life. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Where else may anybody get that type of info in such an ideal method of writing?

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You are commenting using your WordPress. It also tends to deflate the opinion that this is a commentary on modern times. Not my favorite Miller book, but I love it for introducing me to a fantastic writer and for being one of the first books that taught me how to read between the lines.

What can I say? Email required Address never made public. Not really one for the train in the morning but a humorous and enjoyable read nonetheless.

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Miller’s fir Henry Miller sought to reestablish the freedom to live without the conventional restraints of civilization. My roommate kept egging me on telling me it was leading somewhere so Mil,er kept reading. Sarki ‘s review Aug 13, It’s like asking if you think breathing is nice. It’s one of those things that don’t interest me very much. End of a long, long ride. I didn’t realise it was completely smut!


End of the ride. But these art students –they’re all kids, even the instructor–know what it is they’re after, the girl on the soap box is a naked girl with a bush around her cunt and juice between her legs!

If you find it compulsively readable, the way I did, we ought to become friends. The women he portrays are all in, ready to sexually experiment with any and all, and never regretful of any developing circumstance. A wood statue of the devil was carried inside with a tail ejecting red wine when activated by sucking.

Leave a comment Comments 1. Readers love him, and exclaim over he power of his prose. We are facing a midget woman. Miller calls his tail pitorum prick John Thursday Jean Jeudi.

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I guess that since people were buying his novels which were mailed in plain brown wrappers to use as a sexual turn on, he decided to write for the market??? Within 20 pages you are going to have to make a decision about if you want to ;istorum it at all. Snuggles is a damned fuckable baby.

A man ought to have a photograph taken of himself when he’s in shape like that, just to keep around and look at when he goes in to ask the boss for a raise in salary. At about the half way through the book two thing happen. I had to put it back on the shelf for a time. This is porn at its worst!