In 1928, Georges Bataille published this first novel under a pseudonym, a legendary shocker that uncovers the dark side of the erotic by means of forbidden obsessive fantasies of excess and sexual extremes. A classic of pornographic literature, Story of the Eye finds the parallels in Sade and Nietzsche and in the investigations of contemporary psychology; it also forecasts Bataille's own theories of ecstasy, death and transgression which he developed in later work....Continua
Una fantastica analisi dell'evoluzione e dello sviluppo di un fetish da parte della co-protagonista. Uno sviluppo erotico molto verosimile, bizzarro e affascinante, al punto da coinvolgere nonostante lo stile un po' confusionale e impreciso.
Mi ha appassionata.
So awful, the two stars are from the hilarious self-obession of the author and his effort to sound so profound about something that is essentially gross-out porn.