Fanny Hill

memoirs of a woman of pleasure
  • 218 Pages
  • 0.12 MB
  • English
Distributed by Heron Books , London
Other titlesMemoirs of a woman of pleasure
StatementJohn Cleland ; foreword by J. Montgomery Hyde ; original illustration by Carol Tarrant
SeriesLiterary heritage series
ContributionsHyde, H. Montgomery 1907-, Tarrant, Carol
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14632426M
ISBN 10086225048X

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Fanny believes her new job to be legitimate, but her curiosity and sensuality are aroused when the prostitute with whom she shares a room introduces her to sex. Considered the first original English prose pornography, Fanny Hill is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in :// Fanny Hill, in full Memoirs of Fanny Hill, erotic novel by John Cleland, first published in two volumes in –49 as Memoirs of a Woman of expurgated version published in chronicles the life of a London prostitute, describing with scatological and clinical precision many varieties of sexual gh elegantly written, the novel was condemned as pornography and was The Memoirs of Fanny Hill John Cleland Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook The book is written as a series of letters from Frances "Fanny" Hill to an unknown woman, with Fanny justifying her life-choices to this individual.

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One of the most prosecuted and banned books in :// Often with banned books the publication story is as interesting as the book itself, and Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, or Fanny Hill as it became known, is no exception.

It was penned by John Cleland in while he was in debtor's prison in London. Fanny Hill was denounced for "corrupting the King's subjects," and once it was outlawed, it John Cleland ( ) was an English novelist, most famousand infamousas the author of the erotic novel Fanny Hill: or, the Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure.

He was born in Kingston upon Thames in Surrey but grew up in London, where his father was first an officer in the British Army and then a civil servant; he was also a friend to Alexander Pope, and Lucy Cleland was a friend or Fanny Hill, sometimes known as Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, is a novel by John Cleland that follows the life of the former prostitute, Frances “Fanny” Hill.

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The novel was first published in London in and is considered one of the first erotic By: John Cleland () One of the most controversial and censored books in English literature, Fanny Hill is regarded as the first original English prose pornography.

Notorious for its vivid depiction of sexual exploits in all possible forms, the novel digs up the most thrilling erotic fantasies and pieces them together in a most seductive Cleland's book consists of a series of letters from Frances "Fanny" Hill to an unknown woman, addressed as "Madam", in which Fanny explains and justifies her life-choices.

Fanny Hill is a young, poorly-educated girl who lives near Liverpool. After her parent's death, a friend convinces the girl to move to London but soon ://.