Kama Sutra

Product Number: EB00388526
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101651070
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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A gorgeous deluxe edition of the world's most celebrated guide to life, love, relationships and pleasure Little is known about Vatsyayana, who is reputed to have composed the Kama Sutra "while observing a celibate's life in full meditation." In Sanskrit the word "kama" means desire, especially for sensual pleasure, and its proper pursuit was considered an essential part of a young, urbane gentleman's well-rounded education. Untold numbers of readers are curious about the Kama Sutra but put off by its cliched image as an erotic Oriental curiosity. This elegant edition offers a compelling modern translation of a classic Indian masterpiece-and a wry and entertaining account of human desire and foibles. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Author(s): Vatsyayana
Original Publish Date: Jan 31, 2012

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Author(s): Vatsyayana
Product Number EB00303852
Released: Apr 23, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781443426084
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Author(s): Vatsyayana
Genre: Romance
Product Number EB00589215
Released: Dec 02, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Dirty Joe Books
ISBN: #9781927002421
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Author(s): Vatsyayana
Genre: Romance
Product Number EB00589252
Released: Dec 02, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Dirty Joe
ISBN: #9781927854686

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