Cecil Pendergast is a young undergraduate at Oxford, where he receives an unexpected education at the expert hands of irresistible women with a taste for discipline. Cecil has been selected by Muriel Harcourt and her maid as the third dimension in their relationship, and Muriel likes to beat Cecil's backside with a bamboo cane. Before long, a new master emerges, and Cecil finally asserts his dominance. He punishes Muriel, her maid and Muriel's two nieces in turn. Through disciplinary scenes, he wages a war of retribution via stinging pleasure and mutual consent.
"Sadopaideia" is a classic Victorian erotic novel, published in 1907. It contains graphic sexual descriptions and themes.