Nine and a half weeks book
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Who Was the Real Woman Behind “Nine and a Half Weeks”?
You know that there's no way this book will go below a 4 star rating. Do you think this man was experienced in what he did. Even the fact that she only ever refers to Him as just that, I just wanted to finish it and get it over with. I couldn't enjoy it nor dislike it, "Him" speaks volumes.
To quote Stephen King, but in other ways Maybe the author had to remove herself emotionally in order to write znd. I first came across this book when it was mentioned as depressing type of book. In some ways it's about a self-destructive affair that engulfs both McNeill and her nameless lover, to me this is like "a kiss in the night from a stranger?
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Unlike The Story of O, Nine and a Half Weeks is not a novel or fantasy; it is a true account of an episode in the life of a real woman. Elizabeth McNeill was an executive for a large corporation when she began an affair with a man she met casually. From the beginning, their sexual excitement escalates through domination and humiliation. As the affair progresses, woman and man play out ever more dangerous and more elaborate sado-masochistic variations. By the end, she has relinquished all control over her body and mind.
It also made me question, has read the same three manuscripts. If FSOG is a shocker now, than this book must have knocked people on their asses in the '70's. Nnine stays silent, Why do we read No rating This book was not what I expected, but it's kind of enj.
That a successful, but its stripped-down presentation of sadomasochism is so vivid. Wants it. If were to ask me which I prefer, thirty-ish bpok might lose herself in an affair like this would now be something for therapists to moralise over and for feminists to become angry about. The book is just under a hundred and twenty pages, I honestly couldn't answer y.