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: Ellen, a young professor, gives up a promising university career to immerse herself in the mysterious world of Amazonian shamanism. There, drawing on untapped courage, self-reliance, and a spirit of adventure, she fulfills her highest potential in a way she never dreamed possible. The novel provides a satirical look behind the scenes in academia, and takes the reader into the world of Amazonian shamanism. When she meets Hugo, an enigmatic stranger with firsthand knowledge of Peruvian shamanism, her life takes an unexpected twist. Through a series of events at the university, Ellen heads to the Amazon for a rendezvous with Voluptua, an elusive forest spirit calling to her in her dreams. There she participates in ayahuasca ceremonies led by Hugo's shaman, and spends time in a native village before going off to stay in the jungle on her own. Voluptua
encompasses one woman's transformation from university professor to an inspired, courageous, spiritual being embracing her power through her travels to the Amazon and beyond.