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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Refresh and try again. Their love affairs with men are passionate, and their love affairs with other women are more passionate still. Set in Alexandria during the first century BC, it tells the story of the courtesan Chrysis and the sculptor Demetrios who happens to be the lover of the queen, Berenice. Nov 14, carpe librorum: Regarding this particular version of the book, a 19th century french and fresh aphrodote story combined with Marara’s artwork can’t fail success.

She challenges him to commit three specific crimes to win her love. And the original text in french also free here: It’s the first volume of three, all illustrated by different authors and the only one I read so far, but I will read the others if I have the opportunity.

Zoeel rated it really liked it Apr 10, Geoffrey Montague rated it it was amazing Sep 03, This book is beautiful in many ways, but is disappointing at times. Demetrios goes through hell to get them, even committing crimes of his own. As he ponders the situation the next day, we see him struggle between his emotions manzra his reason as he faces his challenging tasks. Aphrodits is wonderful to see Louys’ work getting this lavish treatment.


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Archived from the original on July 22, 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 manaara intrigues, a world of women for whom love is both a profession and an aphrorite. Jun 14, Mark rated it really liked it.

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Manara also created the artwork for all the singles released from this album. Following a long tradition of publishing this work with sensuous illustrations, Humanoids, a French publisher, took a 19th century erotic novel by Pierre Louys and divided it into four hardbound books, eac This book is beautiful in many ways, but is disappointing at times.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s beautifully written. Helena Basto rated it really liked it Dec 01, Basically, Aphrodite tells the story of Demetrios, who, normally unphased by beauty, falls head over heels for a gorgeous woman. Archived from the original on September 3, It deals with themes of art versus reality with reality coming off second bestand the nature of desire, and what happens when we manafa what we desire. Then there are supporters of the story, mainly women, who have fallen in love.

There are no discussion topics on aphrodtie book yet. He has drawn some kind of a mythical history of my life, in cartoons, with some of my heroes such as Steve McQueen, Enzo Ferrari, Jim Morrison, and other characters such as my dog Guido, the chicken Osvaldo and a lot of beautiful women!


Want to Read saving…. However, she has a price. In the following years of combining sequels, original work, and collaborations with noted creators, Manara’s production continued in this direction to explore erotic comics themes with an artistic and storytelling expression in a manner considered unique to Manara.

Demetrios becomes obsessed with Chrysis, but to win kanara he must bring her three gifts, and the obtaining of each of pahrodite three gifts involves a great crime. Where Manara shines as a comic artist, his aphroxite are uneven. I am sure this book is a work of pure literary genius to a lot of people. Barbara rated it really liked it Mar 08, Starmy rated it it was ok Jul 16, Unlike Manara’s illustrations for Book One most of these do not illustrate particular scenes in the book, but rather illustrate the time period and the costume of ancient Alexandria.

The Urban Adventures of Giuseppe Bergman 0. It still is, specially Manara’s watercolour artwork.

He took a large step. Return to Book Page. I felt like I was in school while reading this book.

This classical tale of sensuous love was one of the best-selling novels of its time.