Benedetto Casanova, brother to the famous womanizer Giacomo, has left us his sensual (fictional) memoirs. Read “Benedetto Casanova: The Memoirs” by Marten Weber with Rakuten Kobo. No doubt you have heard of Casanova, the famous seducer. All about Benedetto Casanova – The Memoirs by Marten Weber. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.
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Give it a go. March 29, Imprint: Anything resembling constancy to one lover, no matter how dear, simply does not happen in this story: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. May 29, Todd Garrison rated it liked it. They contain much bolder accounts and statements, whose very nature, had they become public, would have landed the author and presumably his publisher in jail or committed to an even worse fate.
Some of them have mated with other texts, music and videos, to produce the most curious offspring.
There’s even a “Note from the translator” section at the front where the author tries to explain the differences in his use of language, shifting between a style appropriate to the time period and more contemporary English. I am hugely uncomfortable with labels, even seemingly benign ones such benedetfo ‘gay,’ ‘straight,’ or ‘sugar-free’ and prefer instead to judge people by their sense of humor and shoe size.
The story follows Benedetto Casanova, the less notorious gay brother of Giacomo Casanova, in his love adventures. City of Heavenly Fire. Over the past two decades, I mekoirs published hundreds of stories and novellas and set them free on the Internet, not always under my real name.
Benedetto Casanova: The Memoirs
For me, it breaks the realism of the memoir format. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Learn more about Marten Weber. Filtering Exclude erotica Include mainstream erotica Include all erotica.
The Secret Book of Grazia dei Rossi. I found it strongest in memiirs first part, when the hero is living in Bologna, and finding his path in life. Especially near the beginning of the book, he has a tendency to hold opinions that would be very unpopular at the time, and announces them with total conviction.
They were written in Italian and have never before been published in English. Even though this is a great story to tell, I feel as though Benedetto is the wrong character to tell it, and that he is in the wrong time period entirely.
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I think that regardless of what type of sex scene does it for you in a book besides BDSM, that isyou’re likely to find several here that you like very much. I don’t think this is a “bad” book, if such a thing exists, but it contained some things that annoy me.
The Book of Life. If it seems that I’m being overly critical, it stems from disappointment.
However, I simply could not keep focused on the timeframe in which this “autobiography” supposedly occurs because of such phrases as “she had the hots for me,” or “he strutted his stuff,” and worst of all, “then he put his hand on his groin and shook his package. Other times, it’s merely by rote. Interesting, but not captivating. A Column of Fire. All the Light We Cannot See.
For example, at one point near the beginning, he declares that one woman could prove that women are not inferior thinkers to men. The set-up of this novel mirrors historical memoirs after the scholars have had a chance to translate, annotate, and comment. The peripatetic nature of the story gives the main character the chance to rub elbows with prominent artists, musicians and writers of the day, some of whom I’d heard of, some I hadn’t, and learned about as a result.
Benedetto Casanova – The Memoirs
He contrasts his brother’s sexual escapades disdainfully tthe his own: I really appreciated that, and it earns the book an extra star. The Complete Collection Page 4 of Benedetto claims to love, but conflates it with sex, although he clearly can perceive a more emotional attachment. However, I simply could not keep focused on the timeframe in which this ” OK, the premise of Casanova having a gay brother caught my interest, even though this benedftto borders on erotica.
References to cazanova work on external resources. The Power of Six. Wonderful Amazon Review by Charly Anchor: Wikipedia in English None. The often voiced assertion that he may have gathered such details from oral account is hard to disprove, yet he often quotes passages of the memoirs, if not verbatim, then close enough to warrant the conclusion that he has indeed seen the original text.
Most of all, I find casanvoa refreshing to find literature with gay characters that does not fall into the awful categories of vampires, sci-fi with planets on which everybody is gay, or bland coming out stories. I am hugely uncomfortable with labels, even seemingly benign ones such as ‘gay,’ ‘straight,’ or ‘sugar-free’ and prefer instead to judge people by their sense of humor and shoe size.