Mark Twain on Masturbation: "Some Thoughts on the Science of Onanism"

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One evening in Paris, 1879, Mark Twain rose to the podium and tackled the touchiest of subjects: masturbation. His remarks rubbed Victorian society the wrong way and were censored for over a century.

Here, at long last, is Twain's hilarious lecture on "The Science of Onanism." This book includes 30 vintage illustrations and an introduction by Sam Torode, author of The Dirty Parts of the Bible

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Sam Clemens, known to the world by his pen-name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for his many novels and essays, including The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Sam Torode, who designed and penned the introduction for this book, is author of the bestselling humorous novel, The Dirty Parts of the Bible.

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"Illustrated with charming Victorian-style engravings ... On Masturbation is quick and delightful read." -- Maria Popova, Brain Pickings

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