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Sensuous Magic

A Guide to S/M for Adventurous Couples

Published by Cleis Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Mixing erotic vignettes with practical how-to advice and personal insight, Sensuous Magic is the author's guide to sadomasochism for couples. For readers who harbor fantasies of erotic dominance and submission, Sensuous Magic demystifies S/M, explaining terminology and technique. Experienced players will appreciate the author's knowledge of S/M safety and his insight into S/M psychology. Novices will be reassured by the book's honest, frank approach. This new edition discusses myths about S/M, the psychology of bondage, communication and negotiation, techniques of pleasure and sensation (including tickling, pressure, temperature, impact play, and whipping), and sex in S/M scenes. Also included are a glossary, updated bibliography, and resource guide.

About The Author

Patrick Califia--formerly Pat Califia--is the author of Speaking Sex to Power, Public Sex, and Sensuous Magic. He lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Cleis Press (November 9, 2001)
  • Length: 220 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781573441308

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