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. The Story of O [Pauline Reage, Guido Crepax] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The classic is back! Pauline Reage’s classic of submission. This is the illustrated version of the classic story of submission, bondage, & discipline. Beautifully illustrated by the fantastic artist Guido Crepax, his black & white.

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Guido Crepax’ graphic embodyment of the Reage novel ,styled on the image of actress Louise Brooksoutshines the movie starring Corrine Clery. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. In the first ugido, we come across bondage, monks, soldiers, villainous sadistic creatures tormenting poor Justine. The Best Books of To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I don’t think I’ll rate this book without reading the second book, to be honest. Sprinkle in just enough to wet the appetite, not have all out gluttony. In this book, Guido changed the background story a bit, omitting that Justine’s and Juliette’s father gudo in love with another man’s woman and jumped right to his bankruptcy and ruin that set the two sisters each sfory their separate journeys in life.

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We have a woman who is effectively abducted, beaten and gang-raped, then passed on to someone else to use by her boyfriend. May 27, K. I had high expectations of this book given its long history, but I was ultimately very disappointed by the book.

Much more true to the subculture than Fifty Shades. I didn’t know this going in. There’s guiro a page stoyr goes by where someone’s not naked or engaging in a sexual act of some sort.


The woman is presented as an object throughout not as someone who is willingly participating.

The Story of O: A Graphic Novel by Guido Crepax

Jan 08, Ruth Coleman rated it really liked it. Joshua Topolsky rated it it was amazing Jan 21, Fascinating because of the insight into the protagonist named simply “O”, and titillating because the sex scenes were, well, titillating; graphic without being gross. I am going to blame “lost in translation” for not comprehending the storyline or flow of the art panels.

Sep 15, Giulia Comerio rated it really liked it. This woman is preyed upon thinking if she submits to what her lover wants, he will never leave her. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Justine and the Story of O by Guido Crepax.

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? Those who enjoy a literary style and are ok with erotica. Return to Book Page. In several other areas, Guido also took the liberty to make minor changes to the story and this adaptation is effective in keeping the story focused.

Galen rated it really liked it Sep 26, Description The classic is back! Well I laid my hands on it and had to read it. I don’t know if I have to give credit for the narrative technique and the detailed description which both were too boring for my taste because I’m too overwhelmed by the character of O who devalues herself under the name of love.

The guidp of a beautiful Parisian gguido photographer who, out of love for her man, is willingly blindfolded, chained, whipped, branded, pierced, and taken by many men in all ways, O is one of the all-time great classics of erotic literature and Crepax’ adaptation stands equally as one the great classics of erotic comics.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Fans of the novel and fans of well drwan graphic erotic will love this work. It’s an erotic novel about a Paris This is a banned book off my list of to read. All she ever says is ‘I love you’ which is meaningless in this context. I found the violence too sadistic for cgepax tastes, but I offer no judgement to those that do enjoy this type of relationship.


This explains alot when it comes to assessing how the novel was written. If you are weak, don’t ever try to put your nose here. First and foremost if you’re reading this expecting fifty shades stay well away.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Ultimately it was boring and I wouldn’t recommend it. Aug 02, Kristina rated it did not like it.

The Story Of O

When one considers how little they actually know about those they deal with crepzx a daily basis it begs the question, “how common are these types of alternative lifestyles? The author also offers an alternate ending, which some readers may prefer. I also found in my research on this book: The first story, “Justine or the Misfortune of Virtue,” is written by the notorious Marques de Sade in At first it is hard to accept that any woman would consent to such abuse and subjugation, and I was waiting for the turning point where O comes to her senses and realises she is being used like a whore by a pimp.

I think the author anticipated that not everyone would understand this, and that’s why we get the character Anne-Marie. Looking for beautiful books?

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