Belle De Jour
  • Imprint: The Overlook Press
  • Publication Date: April 24, 2007
  • Price: $13.46
  • ISBN: 978-1-4683-0778-8
  • EAN: 9781468307788
  • Page Count: 142
  • Format: Ebook
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Severine Serizy is a wealthy and beautiful Parisian housewife. She loves her husband, but she cannot share physical intimacy with him, and her vivid sadomasochistic fantasies drive her to seek employment at a brothel. By day, she enacts her customers' wildest fantasies under the pseudonym "Belle de Jour"; in the evenings, she returns home to her chaste marriage and oblivious husband. Famous for its unflinching eroticism, Joseph Kessel's novel continues to offer an eye-opening glance into a unique female psyche.