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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I really like Milo Louys to be writing fiction about such topics as lesbian love, infidelity, and prostitution in the ‘s says a great deal. Demetrios has another obsession, his statue of Aphrodite, a statue more perfect than any living woman.

While some are outstanding, the painting of the statue of Aphrodite is a disappointment. Barbara rated it really liked it Mar 08, Kendra rated it it was amazing May 08, The Bess illustrations compliment the text and make this volume of the series a success.

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

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The story takes place in Alexandria in the 1st Century BC where Demetrios, a renowned artist falls in love with a aphroeite, Chrysis. The overpowering desire is strong and he seeks to understand its hold over him.

zphrodite I struggle a little bit with the language in this “ancient” english translation, but loved the ambience. Feb 05, Jenn rated it really liked it Shelves: Anil rated it it was amazing Apr aphrodkte, This first volume contained 15 full-page watercolors by Milo Manara, an artist better known for his adult comics. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Zoeel rated it really liked it Apr 10, Starmy rated it it was ok Jul 16, Marc rated it liked it Jan 23, Their love affairs with men are passionate, and their love affairs with other women are aphrodiet passionate still.


Awesome image near the end of Aphrodite. He is an excellent choice and his eighteen full-page color illustrations are exceptional at setting the mood for the sensual nature of the text. Anthony rated it liked it Jul 08, Enki Bilal Stephen R.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Venus, the homonimous latin name for the godess, is much more mahara to me, but I got “Sofia” instead, wich I begun to like as soon as I found out it means “knowledge” in greek. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Jen rated it really liked it Jan 25, For as beautifull as the concept may be, the sound of it is really strange and nobody that I know of is called like that. As he ponders the situation the next day, we see him struggle between his emotions and his reason as he faces his challenging tasks.

She challenges him to commit three specific crimes to win her love. And the original text in french also free here: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Milo Manara. Nightocelot rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Born in Belgium, inbut moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life.

Archived from the original on July 22, I felt like I was in school while reading this book.

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Mark rated it really liked it Jan 02, 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. Aarcanum Black rated it liked it Sep 15, I didn’t hate it. 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, each illustrated by a different artist.


He took a large step.

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.

Nikolay Mollov rated it it was ok May 18, Geoffrey Montague rated it it was amazing Sep 03, Ami rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Aug 06, Pam rated it it was ok Shelves: It deals with themes mansra art versus reality with reality coming off aphroidte bestand the nature of desire, and what happens when we get what we desire.

Aphrodite: Book One

This is a well-written book by a little-known author from the late ‘s. In OctoberManara developed character designs for the animated television series City Hunters. Open Preview See a Problem?

Retrieved from ” https: Sep 21, Orion rated it really liked it. The Urban Adventures of Giuseppe Bergman 0. But only a very few people call me that anyway