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Venus In Furs by Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch
Venus In Furs by Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
`Be careful of what you wish for' thunders across the pages of this newly translated classic originally written by the Austrian Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and first published in 1870. A refreshingly vivid prose has been rendered by erotica artist Sardax, who has also created ten unique illustrations that capture the passion and torment of the storyline of one man's near-fatal surrender to a woman.

The main character is Severin von Kusiemski, a man obsessed with the depiction of the Roman Goddess Venus dressed in furs as painted by Titian in his `Venus with a mirror'. He transplants his fevered vision of such a divinity onto a real woman, Wanda von Dunajew, who he gradually seduces… Read more
ION Video 2 PC MKII USB Digital Video Conversion S&hellip by Ion
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Will not work., 5 Sep 2011
Sigh. Okay, it works for my Sony video camera but not the VCR. After trying to locate the problematic part, it seems like it came down to the AV cable. How something as static as a cable can be at fault is beyond me. I've tried numerous different connections - VCR works, SCART to cable adaptor works, software works (it picks up the video camera signal when a different cable is used) etc. But not the supplied cable.
The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide: How to&hellip by Francine Jay
56 of 58 people found the following review helpful
In these times of economic uncertainty, downsizing may bring an emotional upheaval when trying to get by on fewer things. Fortunately, Francine Jay makes this journey a trip to genuinely cherish in "The Joy of Less". She presents minimalism not as something barren and empty but as freedom and space that makes our lives more enjoyable. And where can this make more of a personal impact than our homes?

This book is in four parts: Philosophy, Streamline, Room by Room and Lifestyle. In Philosophy, she introduces the concept of minimalism and asks the reader to think about our possessions and the value we attach to them: Are we defined by what we own? How much is enough to possess and… Read more