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6. HUMANITIES, General literature studies, 6.5 OTHER HUMANITIES
At the age of 56, well into her second marriage and a grandmother herself, novelist Isabel Allende decided to find out whether aphrodisiacs are all they are made out to be. She wrote Aphrodite: The Love of Food and Food of Love after extensive research into erotic literature across some centuries and continents, and this foundation of age-old wisdom also means that the book, while published in 1998, remains a timeless source of inspiration and enjoyment.
Klitzing, A. (2019). ‘“Some Food Are Aphrodisiacs Because They Resemble Sexual Organs”’. The Irish Times [online] irishtimes.ie, 13 February. Available at: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/some-foods-are-considered-aphrodisiac-because-they-resemble-sexual-organs-1.3791478