Book Reviews of The Complete Kama Sutra : The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text

The Complete Kama Sutra : The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text
The Complete Kama Sutra The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text
Author: Alain Daniélou
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ISBN-13: 9780892814923
ISBN-10: 0892814926
Publication Date: 1/1/1994
Pages: 576
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 30 ratings
Publisher: Park Street Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 10
There's no illustrations.
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Helpful Score: 4
I found this very interesting! Don't expect the whole book to be about sexual positions, because it's not. It deals with different aspects of a lot of different relationships, INCLUDING sex in its many forms. I thought it was a fascinating read!
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Helpful Score: 3
This is NOT the illustated version.
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Helpful Score: 2
If you like translated religious texts, you'll like this one. However, if you're looking for something a little racy, you'll be disappointed. Doesn't quite live up to the hype.
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Helpful Score: 2
The Kama Sutra is so much more than a text on sexual behavior. It is also a sociological commentary on what behavior was permitted for both men and women of that time.

It deals with many controversial subjects, such as the appropriate behavior of a man to his wife and wives, the appropriate (and sometimes inappropriate but common) behavior of an elder wife to other wives and the younger wife to the elder wives (polyamorous groups would do well to read this section).

It also talks about how to court a wife and what to do to keep her.
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Helpful Score: 2
The first unabridged English translation - Modern language - One can actually understand it!!!
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Helpful Score: 2
The Kama Sutra is so much more than a text on sexual behavior. It is also a sociological commentary on what behavior was permitted for both men and women of that time.

It deals with many controversial subjects, such as the appropriate behavior of a man to his wife and wives, the appropriate (and sometimes inappropriate but common) behavior of an elder wife to other wives and the younger wife to the elder wives (polyamorous groups would do well to read this section).

It also talks about how to court a wife and what to do to keep her.
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Helpful Score: 1
This is the real thing. And it's a serious read.
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Helpful Score: 1
This book was pretty good.
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Helpful Score: 1
Great book...no illustrations but a good overview of what the Kama Sutra really is and how it works.
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Very Exciting Read!
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This book is listed as a hardcover according to the automatic response to the ISBN number. However, it is a large sized (9 x 6) soft cover.