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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

Roquelaure, A. N. (Book - 1983 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

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In the traditional folk tale "Sleeping Beauty" the spell cast upon the lovely young princess and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince. Anne Rice's retelling of the Beauty story probes the unspoken implications of this lush, suggestive tale by exploring its undeniable connection to sexual desire.
Authors: Roquelaure, A. N.
Title: The claiming of Sleeping Beauty
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :, Penguin,, c1983
Characteristics: 253 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: A.N. Roquelaure
Notes: Subtitle on cover: an erotic novel of tenderness and cruelty for the enjoyment of men and women
"A Plume book."
ISBN: 0452266564
Branch Call Number: FICTION ROQUELAU
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Report This Aug 31, 2012
  • sablegirl rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Not a great book. I thought it would be on the order of Shades of Gray but it was definitely not. I was very disappointed and thought the part I did read was degrading to women. I didn't even want to finish it. Don't recommend this one.

Report This Jul 21, 2012
  • latinmami rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

few pages in, I was hooked; S&M to its finest


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