Two adaptations of erotic characters into comic strip form. Guido Crepax visualises the stories of De Sade’s “Justine” and Pauline Reage’s “O” being initiated into. Guido Crepax illustrates The Story of O (edited from the comic book ‘Story of O’ first published in Italy) More information at The Story of O [Pauline Reage, Guido Crepax] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The classic is back! Pauline Reage’s classic of submission.

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In this diversity, there is certainly a space where women have an enormous amount of power. Tinca rated it it was amazing Apr 30, Often I found myself thinking, you don’t have to take that! Jun 08, Helen rated it liked it. The Story of O got a lot of backlash from feminists who thought it glorified violence against women.

Marquis de Sade Creator. Osmo rated it it was ok Jan 17, Jan 02, Lobus rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Most importantly, however, is that it is clear that the writer does not understand anything at all about BDSM relationships.

I would give it 5 stars but at times I did stumble with the prose; this I think may sfory a translation issue because the writing is quite beautiful. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The Story of O: A Graphic Novel by Guido Crepax

View all 18 comments. First and foremost if you’re reading this expecting fifty shades stay well away. Sure, I get the concept of total submission, but there was never any respect given to O as a submissive. However, with the BDSM dynamic thrown in, there’s something larger unfolding that’s sttory hinted at in those last crrpax of paragraphs that tell you what happens in the suppressed chapters.


Feb 20, Colleen added it. Besides being degrading, it sets a bad standard for women and views as objects far away from pleasure.

The Story Of O

I don’t know if it’s because of bad translation or the style of the writting, but I found this book is boring and exploiting violence too much. I think the author anticipated crpax not everyone would understand this, and that’s why we get the character Anne-Marie. Oct 16, Victoria Haf rated it really liked it Shelves: I don’t think I’ll rate p book without reading the second book, to be honest. This is not, by any means, what I want to finish the year with.

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The Story of O: A Graphic Novel

The idea of letting the mind go completely quiet seems very desirable since it never fully turns off, it might be tempting to lose herself so completely to her body, to her Master, without fully realizing the consequences? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Hannah Mcgarrah rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Yes, many if not all of these things really happen. Stry and try again.


There are no storj topics on this book yet. Did she do it for him or to test the resolve of her own spirit by surrendering her mind, heart, body and eventually her soul? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Although there is plenty of sex I found very little of it sexy, which was kind of a letdown. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Someone suggested I peruse this book, but I did not find it to my liking. Hardcoverpages. Illustrated s bdsm with mild torture scenes. What the hell was the point of that book? Books by Guido Crepax.

Some paragraphs I read were accompanied by a disgusted cringe on my eighteen year old face.

The idea of letting the creax go completely quiet seems While the story was well written, it seems near unbelievable that an educated, beautiful woman would let herself be just an objectified sex slave being completely used by random men for the sake of the love of another man.

This is simply an alternative lifestyle which seems extreme by the standards of mainstream western culture.