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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

Roquelaure, A. N. (Book - 1983)
Average Rating: 3 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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An erotic fairy tale of sadomasochism, written by Anne Rice under one of her multiple pseudonyms. The first in a trilogy.


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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.

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Nov 24, 2011
  • Athena48 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

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