A Spy in the House of Love

Author(s): Anais Nin

General Fiction

Sabrina is a firebird blazing through 1950s New York: she is a woman daring to enjoy the sexual licence that men have always known. Wearing extravagant outfits and playing dangerous games of desire, she deliberately avoids committment, gripped by the pursuit of pleasure for its own sake.


Product Information

Anais Nin (ca. 1903-1977). Her first book - a defence of D. H. Lawrence - was published in the 1930s. Her prose poem, House of Incest (1936) was followed by the collection of three novellas, Winter of Artifice (1939). Her novels, Ladders to Fire, Children of the Albatross, The Four-Chambered Heart, A Spy in the House of Love and Seduction of the Minotaur were first published in the United States between the 1940s and the 1960s. In the 1940s she began to write erotica for an anonymous client, and these pieces are collected in Delta of Venus and Little Birds (both published posthumously).

General Fields

  • : 9780141183718
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : August 2001
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 7mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 128
  • : Modern fiction; Classic fiction
  • : Anais Nin
  • : Paperback
  • : 01/10/
  • : English
  • : 813.52