Serial killers in the making.
The Seven Deadly Sins. Sex scenes are surprisingly good. And all manner of positions are attempted.
So everybody, frightened by the danger next door, came running in alarm to Golden ass lucius apuleius. Imagination is a dangerous thing. So many inventive ways to torture and kill, to humiliate and degrade. The devil makes work for idle hands, as they say. How do you define bestiality? Lucius is a man turned into a donkey. Does the fact that he has a human mind inside an animal body change the status of the sexual relationship?
A lusty married woman sets her sights on her stepson. Oddly this is labelled incest though there appears to be no blood connection.
Perhaps male paedophiles and rapists were stereotypes even 2, years ago. The feminist in me feels compelled to point out the unbalanced female representation. Understandably storytelling was their main form of entertainment. Well, that and gossip, which was free or you provided a meal for the teller. I really enjoyed the mythical telling of Psyche and Cupid. Prince of Thieves], but I have an issue with blind faith.
Lucius walks away from his previous life to devote himself and his future to worshipping his rescuer. The translation very much played a part in my enjoyment of this ancient novel. I carefully researched which was right for me. My funny mishap in trying to find a copy of The Golden Ass. View this review on Goodreads Golden ass lucius apuleius all my reviews on Goodreads.
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