Strict mistresses, naughty maids, handsome gardeners and disarming strangers; literature is awash with love, sex and desire. This collection brings together 100 of the best examples, hand-picked by Mariella Frostrup and the Erotic Review.
From romance and seduction to downright dirty deeds, here are prize-winners, bestsellers and rising stars, each of whom prove that when it comes to the bedroom, a little fiction goes a long way.
So whether you're looking for love, lust or something in between, this gorgeous anthology is the perfect gift... or bedside companion.Reviews for Desire:
'A veritable Milk Tray of titillating tales' The Times
'Frostrup has brought a fresh eye to amorous fiction' Telegraph
'The perfect bedside companion' Best Magazine
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 768
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
'A hefty great volume ... Frostrup has brought a fresh eye to amorous fiction ... A quick perusal of Desire's contents reveals an admirably broad range of sexual expression' * Daily Telegraph *
'The perfect bedside companion' * Best Magazine *
'To inspire new erotic writers, Frostrup has edited Desire: 100 of Literature's Sexiest Stories, pulling together some of the raciest lines in history' * Sun *
'The perfect fit for Frostrup who has always managed to combine cleverness with sexiness' * Tatler *
'The stories are well chosen from a variety of sources, not just from the romantic genre but literary and historical fiction as well ... A really enjoyable collection' * Nudge Book *
'[This will be] eagerly welcomed by bookworms who like their reading material to venture between the sheets. Forget EL James, though: these saucy stories are generally well written' * Metro *
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