The Crimson Petal and the White

Curator Reviews

Lena Dunham

This is another book about a man in Victorian England trying to reform and own the heart of a sex worker. It's a theme for the Victorian period and it's a theme for me as a reader and this psychosexual drama held my attention on every page. Very ornate descriptions of the main sexy girl's chapped and bleeding lips, which I like. It is very rich with period sex details (the way they applied spermicide is haunting), which is primo for me.

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