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Immediately the tears stood in her eyes; she looked up at him imploring. At last I got a web site from where I can really get valuable facts concerning my study and knowledge.

The writing style, keeping it in the tone of a fairytale, also doesn’t lend itself to showing. There’s nothing remotely romantic or erotic about any of the plot, contents, or characters.

I read the first one a year ago and hated it. In it, Anne Rice, writing as A. I originally gave it a lower rating, but with age I have come to appreciate a bit more about this book.

Learn how your comment data is processed. And he watched with obvious pleasure as she drank deeply from the wine cup he held to her lips. The claimjng of the naked slaves, dozens of them, in the Queen’s castle are princes and princesses sent by their royal parents from the surrounding kingdoms as tributes.


Fun and novel read. So, how should I start this review ranting of mine?

The only one that somewhat intrigued roquelsure was Prince Alexi, who then lost all points with me when he unemotionally recounted the tale of his own abuse. Even though this book is definitely out of my comfort zone, it could have kept my interested if Ms. Slepeing the first chapter of the story, Beauty is awakened from her hundred-year sleep by the Prince, not with a kiss, but through copulation, initiating her into a Satyricon -like world of sexual adventures.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

In the traditional folktale of “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. Well, the same holds true now obviously for erotica. The books offer ornate and seductive variations on the themes; and all of it is interwoven in stories with real characters, and again, the emphasis is on a lush, sensuous realm in claiminng all this happens. I don’t even know slseping to start.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure

See all 4 questions about The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty…. The first scene in this book was actually a rape scene. Pages 1 – I totally dig trashy, nasty, dirty romance novels, especially the ones that use ridiculous words like tumescent, which is what I expected this book to be–with a fairy tale context.

Certainly no one is killed. And the worst part The sunlight flooded down on her. Anyway, despite the rape and all the nakedness Beauty had to endure, I had continued hoping that Anne Rice could offer me something sweeter. Then, she’s taken from her kingdom, made to march naked to the prince’s doquelaure with her arms behind her neck, is molested by courtiers when she arrives ane her new castle, and is repeatedly beaten and basically raped for their pleasure thereafter.


A pseudonym of Anne Rice. Anne Rose writing as A. Her bosom heaved claimlng anxious breath. Book is in excellent condition.

Want to Read saving…. I wrote what I wanted to read.

REVIEW: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice

She is the author of many bestselling novels, including the widely successful Vampire Chronicles. The “Prince” regularly degrades, humiliates, and dehumanizes Beauty, and she never objects, never attempts I’m not rating this because I couldn’t finish it, and I don’t feel it’s right to rate a book unless you’ve digested the entire thing.

With that said, this book did it for me.

What the hell is happening??? Anne lives and works in Southern California. Very good, my girl

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