Tell me, Chevalier, if my fancy is not bizarre! I want to be Ganymede to this new Jupiter, I want to enjoy his tastes, his debauches, I want to be the victim of his errors. Until now, and well you know it, my friend, until now I have given myself thus only to you, through complaisance, or to a few of my servants who, paid to use me in this manner, adopted it for profit only. But today it is no longer the desire to oblige nor is it caprice that moves me, but solely my own penchants. I believe that, between my past experiences with this curious mania and the courtesies to which I am going to be subjected, there is an inconceivable difference, and I wish to be acquainted with it. Paint your DolmancŽ for me, please do, that I may have him well fixed in my mind before I see him arrive; for you know my acquaintance with him is limited to an encounter the other day in a house where we were together for but a few minutes.
Justine takes place in France at the cusp of the French Revolution. It follows the story of a criminal, Justine, who is telling the story of her life before being executed. Her tale involves exile, torture, and sexual slavery. After enduring an onslaught of rape and violence, the virtuous Justine attempted to escape ...
Chock full of murder, arson (not to mention the orgies) Justine is a singular and risky novel that resulted in the imprisonment of author Marquis de Sade by Napolean Bonaparte.
Justine is part of Momentum's Classic Erotica collection.