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The Education of SophieReview - The Education of Sophie
by Erich Von Götha
Priaprism Press, 2001
Review by Christian Perring, Ph.D.
Mar 29th 2002 (Volume 6, Issue 13)

This 45-page highly explicit erotic graphic novel depicts the initiation of Sophie into a sexual society.  It is set in London high society.  She starts out as an innocent virgin, but her natural sexual drive is molded by some dramatic and forceful introductions to sexual experience, and she soon enjoys the polymorphous perversity of a number of orgies.  So the storyline is silly, as one might expect.  The drawing is lively and varies in quality through the book, which was originally published in France in Bédé Adult.  Of course, the story plays into just about every pornographic sexual stereotype there ever was – horny girls taking huge penises in every orifice and loving every moment, Sophie enjoying public humiliation, being coerced and even physically compelled to engage in sex, and loving the pain of the whip.  The only way one can countenance this is as fantasy, and as fantasy, it lacks imagination.  Nevertheless, there’s a sense of fun in the story counterbalancing its predictability, that makes it more interesting than some more heavy-handed works of art, such as Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut.

 

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