One of literature’s erotic masterpieces. Vol. I Artwork by Milo Manara Aphrodite is a masterpiece of French 19th century literature. This classical tale of sensuous. Book One: Artwork by Milo Manara last edited by pikahyper on 05/19/18 AM View full history. Alphrodite is a masterpiece of French 19th century literature. View Aphrodite by Milo Manara on artnet. Browse upcoming and past auction lots by Milo Manara.
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Ksenia Korolija rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Warwick rated it liked it May 15, The combination of Louys’ text and Manara’s art in volume 1 is a sure winner. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To ask other readers questions about Aphroditeplease sign up. Manara also created the artwork for all the aphrodjte released from this album.
Aphrodite: Book One by Pierre Louÿs
Before she will even give Demetrios the time of day, she requires that he bring her three gifts. Louys’ writing in this English translation from the s captures well the pagan sensuality he wanted to portray. Nikolay Mollov rated it it was ok May 18, Wikimedia Commons has media related to Milo Manara. This book is available free through Project Gutenberg: Where Manara shines as a comic artist, his watercolors are uneven. The novel is also a vivid and highly sensuous representation of the world of the most expensive and exclusive Alexandrian courtesans, a world of immense wealth, sensual indulgence and continuous intrigues, a world of women for whom love is both a profession and an obsession.
Hardcover1st edition54 pages. He took a large step. I didn’t hate it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The illustrated binding and layout is sumptuous. If we put it in the context of the time it was written, it was really bold in a sensual, provocative way.
While some are outstanding, the painting of the statue of Aphrodite is a disappointment. Aarcanum Black rated it liked it Sep 15, Jun 14, Mark rated it really liked it.
Milo Manara – Wikipedia
This first volume contained 15 full-page watercolors by Milo Manara, an artist better known for his adult comics. He is an excellent choice and his eighteen full-page color aphroeite are exceptional at setting the mood for the sensual nature of the text. The Bess illustrations compliment the text and make this volume of the series a success.
I respect it for what it has done. Archived from the original on September 3, Views Read Edit View history.
I felt like I was in school while reading this book. Aphrodkte struggle a little bit with the language in this “ancient” english translation, but loved the ambience.
Aphrodite: Book One
Starmy rated it it was ok Jul 16, Louys to be writing fiction about such topics as lesbian love, infidelity, and prostitution in the ‘s says a great deal. As he ponders the situation the next day, we see him struggle between his emotions and his reason as he faces his challenging tasks.
Sep 21, Orion rated it really liked it.
Zoeel rated it really liked it Apr 10, Anil rated it it was amazing Apr 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is wonderful to see Louys’ aphrodlte getting this lavish apjrodite. Demetrios becomes obsessed with Chrysis, but to win her he must bring her three gifts, and the obtaining of each of these three gifts involves a great crime. Retrieved November 30, However, she has a price. Jamie rated it liked it Aug 01,