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Early Pleasures : Memoirs of a Sensual Youth
by Frederick Kohner




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A fictionalization of the author's adolescent sexual adventures in Austria and Paris in the years following World War I, they are for the most part adventures in sexual frustration. The four women he encounters are as different from one another as they could be. One is his brother's governess; another a young countess and the sister of a proto-Nazi; the third a domestic with an emotional disorder; and the fourth a White Russian emigre. Through his relationships with these women, the protagonist experiences not only desire but also the tragedy of life and the humor inherent in life's ironies. Early Pleasures is a book to be savored. It takes us into the Europe of almost a century ago while it enhances us with elegance of its prose.

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Overview

A fictionalization of the author's adolescent sexual adventures in Austria and Paris in the years following World War I, they are for the most part adventures in sexual frustration. The four women he encounters are as different from one another as they could be. One is his brother's governess; another a young countess and the sister of a proto-Nazi; the third a domestic with an emotional disorder; and the fourth a White Russian emigre. Through his relationships with these women, the protagonist experiences not only desire but also the tragedy of life and the humor inherent in life's ironies. Early Pleasures is a book to be savored. It takes us into the Europe of almost a century ago while it enhances us with elegance of its prose.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780930773960
  • ISBN-10: 0930773969
  • Publisher: Black Heron Press
  • Publish Date: January 2011
  • Page Count: 200
  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.7 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.79 pounds


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