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Entre sus manos

by Marthe Blau

El descenso al infierno erótico de una joven abogada que acepta una relación sadomasoquista.Elodie es una abogada de treinta años, esposa y madre amante, que vive en París. Un día, en los juzgados, sus ojos quedan atrapados por la mirada incisiva de un hombre, un colega de profesión, y ella siente que no puede ni tan siquiera moverse. El hombre la citaen su casa sin preámbulo y empieza a ejercer un poder irresistible y absoluto sobre ella. Para la abogada ese poder va a suponer a la vez una fuente de placer y de dolor, y va a abocar a una relación obsesiva y de absoluta sumisión. Entre sus manos, ella descubresu ansia erótica, la pasión violenta y el poder de las palabras que a veces se convierten en un tormento. Sus pensamientos se ven invadidos por él en todo momento, hipnotizada por su voluntad y sus órdenes, por lo que le hace experimentar y lo que le obliga a hacer. Está dispuesta a cualquier cosa por él, totalmente entregada, pero en realidad muy dentro de sí misma no puede evitar preguntarse: ¿qué es ella para este hombre?Una historia que plantea en forma atrevida los límites del placer y el dolor, de la entrega, el orgullo y la dignidad. Entre sus manos se inscribe con todos los honores en la tradición de Historia de O y Las edades de Lulú.


by Marthe Blau

You'll want to scream, but you'll be gagged. You'll want to cry, but you'll be blindfolded. You'll want to run away, but you'll be tied up. You'll have no way of begging me, I'll do what I want with you. Now American readers can be riveted by the controversial novel that, according to The Sunday Times (London), "sent tremours through the French establishment." Sexual obsession, domination, and extreme desire drive the story of Elodie, a young married Parisian lawyer who finds herself swept up in a cycle of sadomasochistic lust. A handsome stranger she meets in court issues her a series of instructions that she feels compelled to follow. He introduces her to sex clubs hidden in dark alleys, toys that enhance physical pleasure as well as pain, and couples whose appetites are as voracious as his. What at first seems out of character for Élodie quickly begins to shape her self-identity. As the violence of their encounters escalates, these acts become a dangerous addiction she can't break. But how far can she go and how much of her life will she risk in the process? Based on the author's own experience, this sophisticated and captivating novel exudes the sensuality that only the French know how to deliver.

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