- ISBN 9781845298227 / 1845298225
- Title The Mammoth Book of the Kama Sutra
- Author Maxim Jakubowski
- Category Sex & Sexuality, Sex Manuals
- Format Paperback
- Year 2008
- Pages 512
- Publisher Constable and Robinson
- Imprint Robinson Publishing
- Dimensions 129mm x 195mm x 32mm
A collection of “Kama Sutra” positions and its modern variants, including all the positions featured in the original text plus over 50 more. It explains each position with illustrations. It includes stories of how each position developed, plus the hstory of the Kama Sutra's own genesis.
The original “Kama Sutra” was designed to help lovers to explore the height of sensual and erotic pleasure. Since then numerous variations have been produced on this manual for love-making. Here, in one giant volume, is the fullest ever collection of “Kama Sutra” positions and its modern variants, including all the positions featured in the original text plus over 50 more. Each position is clearly explained, with specially commissioned illustrations by award-winning artist Carolyn Weltman and Louisa Minkin. Also included are little known, revelatory stories of how each position developed, plus the full, unexpurgated history of the Kama Sutra's own genesis. Packed with beautiful illustrations and sensual nuggets of inspiration, “The Mammoth Book of the Kama Sutra” is the fullest ever collection of the world's most popular lovemaking text.
Maxim Jakubowski is an acclaimed editor of erotica, whose previous volumes include The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica and The Mammoth Book of Erotic Photography. He runs London's Murder One bookshop as well as reviewing crime fiction for the Guardian.