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Erotic mystery

New York - A 40-year mystery over the authorship of The Story of O, one of modern literature's most famous erotic novels, has been solved. The book, which many said could only have been written by a man, was in fact penned by a woman. The New Yorker identified the author as a French editor, translator and writer named Dominique Aury, who is now 86 years old. Reuter