So far, I am impressed with the “high art” and intellectually stimulating prose of Henry Miller found in the pages of this awful book of sex sex sex. My how times. “Opus Pistorum” (porno) by Henry Miller; (July 28, ) I am reading a French translation of “Opus Pistorum” by Henry Miller, and I still don’t. From Marcelle to Tania, to Alexandra, to Anna, Henry Miller sweeps us up in his Under the Roofs of Paris (originally published as Opus Pistorum) is that book.

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Aug 11, Karrie Hillis rated it liked it. Arthur wants to know all the particularities of midgets and how different they are from normal people. Page opsu page my head would spin continuously within his relating the countless sins of lords and masters and their man-driven sexual escapades. From Marcelle to Tania, to Alexandra, to Anna, and from the Left Bank pistoum Pigalle, Miller sweeps us up in his odyssey in search of the perfect job, the perfect woman, the perfect experience.

And that book was mild by today’s standards. Notify me of new comments via email. Accepting that Under the Roofs is a book designed to arouse our prurient interests… NM jiller fancy word how sexually explicit it? It pixtorum approaches the level of debauchery achieved by the Marquis de Sade. As Henry Miller appears to be a “hot” subject at the moment with goodreads’ reviewers, it made me check to see which books I have from this psitorum.

At about the half way through the book two thing happen. Opus Pistorum by Henry Miller. Oct 24, Jer rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Nu o recomand persoanelor care sunt usor de impresionat sau scarbit. I have never before heard mention the many different tags he uses for the organs, cuts, and appendages involved in sexual acts, my favorite being his word “figlet”.


The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: But I guess most pornography is violent in its own way. Notify me of new comments via email. This was PWP with ipus lot of taboo.

This way to the Ferris wheel, and the roller coaster. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Very very Provocative – took a long time to get through and parts were quite disturbing.

Under the Roofs of Paris

I think I read some of these stories they’re stories, aren’t they? This is absolutely one of the most depraved and satirical book I have ever read.

Refresh and try again. April 21, —. The opening scene has to be one of the wildest things I have ever read, it is insane even for Miller. They are stories, yes, but it seems they have some thread to them. A man ought to have a photograph taken of himself when he’s in shape like that, pistoorum to keep around and look at when he goes in to ask the boss for a raise in salary.

Henry Miller is one of my favorite authors, and this is not his best book, but it’s arresting and memorable. It made me tremble with excitement. Ages 16 and up. Henry Miller has always been able to astonish and repulse readers with his cynical and deranged commentary, but truly captured the definition of depravity in this book.

Under the Roofs of Paris was written and intended to be what it is: It’s graphic nature notwithstanding, it has some extremely humorous moments and descriptions of events. I didn’t like the incest, rape and other taboo tropes he used. Miller calls his tail or prick John Thursday Jean Jeudi. Opux is definitely no silk screen between you and this man in this novel. Jun 12, Ross Carroll rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


The monster dog got too excited as he was released from his prison and chains. Jan 14, megh rated it it was ok.

Miller’s fir Henry Miller sought to reestablish the freedom to live without the conventional restraints of civilization. But these art students –they’re all kids, even the instructor–know what it is they’re after, the girl on the soap box miller a naked girl with a bush around her cunt and juice between her legs!

By Luboviski started selling porno manuscripts for clients in the movie industry such as Joseph Mankiewicz, Julian Johnson, Daniele Amfitheatrol, Billy Wilder, Frederick Hollander, and Henry Blanke… Henry Miller proposed to write short porno stories that should sell for one dollar per page ; Luboviski was to keep the rights of the stories.

Miller had spent many years in Paris and knew very few people in California. It’s exhausting, in fact.

Under the Roofs of Paris by Henry Miller

This novel isn’t for everyone. It’s more a wonderful exploration of how far one can take the topic, and it’s taken in every direction imaginable. The smut is off the chain. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.