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The Delta Of Venus Audiobook

The Delta Of Venus

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Publisher's Summary

Anais Nin is undoubtedly a great writer. In Delta of Venus, she welcomes us into a world of new experiences where she demands that 'sex be mixed with tears, laughter, promises....new faces, dancing and wine.'

This ground breaking collection of stories explores aspects of female sexuality long unexposed until Anais opened what she herself was to call 'that Pandora's box.' It is brave, fearless and compelling.

Ingrid Pitt reads our production. When she slapped Richard Burton across the face in 'Where Eagles Dare' her career was launched. She has not looked back appearing in films such as 'Countess Dracula', 'The House That Dripped Blood' and the SAS saga 'Who Dares Wins'.

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    dania 06-01-15
    dania 06-01-15
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    "Great narrator"

    Such poetic writing. It was my first time purchasing a book bug anais nin. The narrator is what made the book great for me.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Alec Northglenn, CO 04-23-13
    Alec Northglenn, CO 04-23-13 Member Since 2015
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    "A Fantastic Journey Into the Women's Sexual Mind"
    Any additional comments?

    I haven't listened to many audiobooks yet, but this one was fantastic, the writing is sexy without telling every detail, allowing your mind to fill in the blanks and creating an image. The characters aren't completely fleshed out and I found myself sometimes forgetting who's perspective we were following. But all in all a great erotic novel.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    timothy hutchinson, ks, United States 07-09-12
    timothy hutchinson, ks, United States 07-09-12
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    "A great re-read"
    Would you listen to The Delta Of Venus again? Why?

    yes, this is the scond time around for me!


    What did you like best about this story?

    Descriptive, you can almost smell taste and feel the descriptions of the items involved!


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The scene describing this gentlemen's perfume!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Laugh


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Benoibe New Orleans, LA, United States 10-31-11
    Benoibe New Orleans, LA, United States 10-31-11 Member Since 2010

    audio addict! Mostly interested in history and some historical fiction. Will Durant is my all time favorite. Loving the Great Courses too.

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    "Anais Nin, mother of female erotic expression."

    This book is old and classic. It's not what I expected; it's hotter than any fantasy a man has ever written. Anais Nin was an amazing woman. Her writings aloud be to see myself and women in general as truly sexual beings, with a complexity only a female could understand. This is pornographic, to be sure, but from a time where it was unheard of. If your open to exploring female sexual fantasy (not lesbian, but very feminine), take a shot at it. Many women find it offensive. That's why we've gone wrong somewhere. We should celebrate such a woman. None the less, be prepared.

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Julia Staten Island, NY, United States 10-31-09
    Julia Staten Island, NY, United States 10-31-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Wow!"

    What an earful! The narrator's whispery, filmy voice, her fab accent, the dizzying content, its all just a big sugary earful! Anyone who fancies themselves having lived a previous life as a film noir star, or as a courtesan, or some sort of glam girl, will loooooove this book.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Karen 08-24-12
    Karen 08-24-12 Member Since 2011

    I'm a DJ who travels a lot and listen to books while I drive 4 hours in each direction weekly. I've been an avid reader since the age of 5!

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    "I couldn't make it through."
    Would you try another book from Anais Nin and/or Ingrid Pitt?

    I don't think I would try any others. After reading reviews and having it suggested, I really tried to get through it. I just couldn't get past the narration. Sometimes it just ruins the story.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The narration was the worst part. Annoying.. I deleted it before I could get through 30 minutes.


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    Scott&Pam 01-09-14
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    "Blah narrater"
    What disappointed you about The Delta Of Venus?

    The narrater


    What was most disappointing about Anais Nin’s story?

    Never got into it because I couldn't stand the narrater


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Ingrid Pitt?

    I don't know


    What character would you cut from The Delta Of Venus?

    I don't know


    Any additional comments?

    I won't EVER rent or buy anything narrated by I Pitt :-(

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    pauline fort atkinson, wi, United States 01-02-14
    pauline fort atkinson, wi, United States 01-02-14
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    What disappointed you about The Delta Of Venus?

    The narrator made it almost impossible to listen to the book. Not sure if it was the way the book was read or if that is the way she normally speaks.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Ingrid Pitt’s performances?

    I believe I would not, her voice is not very "book friendly" for me.


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  • Cleon W.
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    2/27/13
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    "Lovely vintage erotica"

    Here is a set of light, innocent stories from bohemian Paris, which are deliciously sensual and erotic.

    But the most sensual part is Ingrid Pitt! Audible, if you are listening, I want Ingrid Pitt crooning all my erotic stories to me! :-)

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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