"Engaging and original ... powerfully erotic ... This is a hallucinatory work of art, in every sense."
The Literary Review
“In capturing the fascination of Fanny von Arnstein, Hilde Spiel provides both a finely drawn portrait of a defining figure of her era and also of the times themselves. The appearance of this excellent English translation could not be more appropriate.”
John Kornblum, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany and to the Vienna-based Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe