The Exquisite Thing Author:Joyce MacIver "This first novel by the author of the sensational autobiography, The Frog Pond, is equally sensational . . . In her quest for "the exquisite thing," a love in which she can be dominated and controlled, even punished (and do a bit of all three herself) Angelica Carthage moves from an older man, to a sadist, to a lesbian. . . to a seemingly norma... more »l man only to discover previously unplumbed opportunities to explore her psychological abnormalities in new sexual adventures . . . "
"is the ecstatic fulfillment of one woman's sexual longing . . . a fulfillment that Angelica Carthage knew existed somewhere on the dark side of human desire."
"is Miss MacIver's term for sexual delight in fear and pain. Descriptions are abundant and frak with detailed scenes of sexual perversions. . . SENSATIONAL!"