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The Perfumed Garden

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The Perfumed Garden is a fascinating and enlightening read that offers a unique glimpse into the sexual practices and beliefs of Arabian culture in the 15th century. Sheikh Nefzaoui's detailed descriptions of various erotic techniques, positions, and aphrodisiacs are both sensual and instructive, providing readers with a wealth of knowledge on the art of love-making.

The book is not only a manual for physical pleasure, but also a philosophical exploration of the importance of sexual fulfillment in a person's overall well-being. Sheikh Nefzaoui's discussions on the connection between mind, body, and spirit in relation to sexuality are thought-provoking and insightful.

Although some of the ideas and advice presented in The Perfumed Garden may be considered controversial or outdated by modern standards, the book still holds value as a historical and cultural artifact. It is a reminder of the diversity of human sexual expression and serves as a testament to the enduring fascination with the mysteries of love and desire.

Overall, The Perfumed Garden is a captivating and informative read that offers readers a window into a world where pleasure and sensuality were revered as essential components of a fulfilling life. Whether approached as a historical curiosity or a practical guide to enhancing one's own intimate relationships, this book is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who delve into its pages.

Book Description:
A fifteenth-century Arabic sex manual and work of erotic literature. The book presents opinions on what qualities men and women should have to be attractive, gives advice on sexual technique, warnings about sexual health, and recipes to remedy sexual maladies. It gives lists of names for the penis and vagina, has a section on the interpretation of dreams, and briefly describes sex among animals. Interspersed with these there are a number of stories which are intended to give context and amusement.

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Reviewer: - November 8, 2013
A classic. Well read

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