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Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

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(4,172 Sterne; 102 Bewertungen)

Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1749) was the first widely-read English novel in the genre “Erotica.” It was written by John Cleland as he was serving hard time at a debtor’s prison in London. Over the centuries, the novel has been repeatedly banned by authorities, assuring its preeminent role in the history of the ongoing struggle against censorship of free expression.

Until Fanny Hill, previous heroines had conducted their amorous liaisons “off-stage.” Any erotic misadventures were described euphemistically. As women who had gone astray, they always repented, which made even their most outrageous dalliances somehow suitable for a moralistic readership. The protagonist of Fanny Hill, however, never repented a single moment of her sexual exploits … quite the contrary! And with Fanny, the devil is in the details, realistically described. (Summary by Denny Mike)

(9 hr 27 min)


Chapter 01


Read by Chip

Chapter 02


Read by Peter Yearsley

Chapter 03


Read by Kara Shallenberg

Chapter 04


Read by Chip

Chapter 05


Read by Annie Coleman Rothenberg

Chapter 06


Read by Kara Shallenberg

Chapter 07


Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)

Chapter 08


Read by Gesine

Chapter 09


Read by Kara Shallenberg

Chapter 10


Read by Nocturna


(3,5 Sterne)

Would have been better with one reader, but all were adequate except chapter 7. Recommend reviewing readers before posting their work, it was unbearable...the story was great though

absolutely wonderful!

(5 Sterne)

although the male voices takes a little getting used to , as it begins when she's 15, I ended up truly enjoying the male read chapters.Especially the ones with thick British accents. 5 stars a must read / listen for any classic erotica enthusiast.

Fanny Hill

(5 Sterne)

its great, loved the first reader, the fact that it is written by a man gives the imagination he has of a woman of such demeanor. Love this book

loved it

(5 Sterne)

definitely worthy of a listen. I usually don't listen to books with multiple readers, but this one was really good.


(5 Sterne)

The moral lecture at the end was, in my estimate for an excuse for the quite lively subject discussed.

Fanny Hill

(5 Sterne)

Good read, but I think a female narrator for the whole book would have been better.

(4 Sterne)

very good and well read by all readers

Open your mind and your... ears!

(4 Sterne)