Throbbing: Hull 'The Sheik' (1919)

How did a desert romance saturated with sex escape the censor’s attention? The novel, and later the film, were cultural phenomena: more than one cocktail recipe paid homage to The Sheik.

 

  • It is interesting that Diana reminds the Sheik of one of his thoroughbred horses Ellen Turner
  • Contemporary reviewers did condemn the novel for its sexual content Ellen Turner
  • It might be torture but it is quite nice, its exquisite Aoife Bhreatnach

 

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