Read a new Preface by Anne Rice about The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy, Now Anne Rice, writing as A.N. Roquelaure, retells the Beauty story and probes the. The Claiming Of Sleeping Beauty. Identifier TheClaimingOfSleepingBeauty. Identifier-ark ark://t3rv6wz0n. Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR ). In the first book of the series, Anne Rice (author of Beauty’s Kingdom), writing as A.N. Roquelaure, retells the Beauty story and probes the unspoken implications.

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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure

Kink aside, it is actually kind of a romantic tale. Beauty’s slavery is delicious, sensuous, abandoned, and ultimately liberating. My Proper Review Okay what to say, what to say?

Here’s what I thought: I’d deepen that aspect, and still keep the tension, if I did them today.

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And I have no idea how I was able to finish this. I said, well, look, try this.

Apr 11, Debra rated it liked it. The reason books are being banned or challenged help out people in life to survive.

Anne Rice (Writing as A. N. Roquelaure) – The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy

Sure, Prince Alexi confesses his love for Beauty, but I can’t believe that he knows what it really means, considering his own story. The chapters are written from the points of view of Beauty and her male friends. Uh, date rape anyone? Beauty is whisked off to the Prince’s kingdom, but discovers that before she can marry him, she must follow the laws of his land and do as the other princes and pricesses do. This book is the introduction to a series of three books.


Am I naive to expect plot in what is marketed as a book?

Certainly no one is killed. This page was last edited on 25 Juneat And now Readers,the beginning where the Prince finds the princess and takes her I’m not going into a discussion whether it was rape or not and then wakes her up,was actually the best part of the story. In earnest this book should be called The Raping of Sleeping Beauty cause that’s what it is.

So recently I came across them while digging through my basement and thought it would be fun to see what abne 37 year old Jenny thinks of these since my only perspective is from 20 years ago and teenage eyes.

The story became more and more ridiculous as it progressed.

Sleeping Beauty Trilogy

I suspect that for some readers, this kind of deep exploration of the mentality of the participants was entirely new. And then I started to surmise that the rules of their kingdom was different from the norm.

If we define erotica as the mere suggestion of the sex act, whereas pornography comprises descriptive and graphic depictions of sex scenes, then this book is pornography. What is the cause for banning books? Age could be a reason they are being banned so to stop this give the books a rating like video games.

I’m a perv, LOL. I think what makes it work for people is the combination of the very graphic and unsparing sexual details mixed with the elegant fairy-tale world. And, if your religious, republican, ri First off: Only the first chapter really follows the fairytale.

And he bit at her nipples, moving the breasts almost roughly so as to feel their weight, and then lightly he slapped them back and forth, delighting in this.


Just when they were becoming content, they were captured along with Prince Laurent, and taken to a foreign land. So this is what happens, I read it, and I can pretty much say that I hated it roqjelaure first. I read this book on a dare. View all 25 comments. Well, women today are more powerful than ever. 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.

Okay so I’ll just assume that people who are reading this book review are 18 years old and above. This is a fetish. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty Book One In the traditional folktale of “Sleeping Beauty,” the spell cast upon the lovely young roqurlaure and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince.

The Complete Vampire Companion: This book has been brought to you thanks to beauy generous sponsorship by the word ‘spanking’. Her dress was laid open to the hem, and he folded it back and looked at her. However, Laurent’s father unexpectedly dies and he is summoned back to brauty own kingdom against his wish, to become the new ruler. Because this one definitely does not have a plot unless you count the forty billion instances of spanking.