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Knowledge is the key to life people and they seem to forget that. I wanted to be inside his head and heart and reveal his voice and his pain. Published May 1st by Plume first published The difference is that both those books actually made an attempt at world-building and character-building, and there was some court intrigue beyond “OH Sleepinv

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure

He mounted her, parting her legs, giving the white inner flesh of her thighs a soft, deep pinch, and, clasping her right breast in his left hand, he thrust his sex into her. It was out of sheer boredom. Sep 07, Tal Goretsky rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Unfortunately a lot of hackwork pornography is written by those who don’t share the fantasy, and they slip into hideous violence and ugliness, thinking the market wants all that, when the market never really did.

And then I started to surmise that the rules of their kingdom was different from the norm. I’m fairly certain she had no idea the books were erotic.

The only one that somewhat intrigued me was Prince Alexi, who then lost all points with me when he unemotionally recounted the tale of his own abuse. I’m also not a sadist.

I purchased this book originally to read aloud with my best friend as a joke of some sort. However, I was dismayed to find that this was a book about contrived and unneccessary punishment with a ridiculous premise.


The first book Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, followed Sleeoing books were recommended to me, as research for the book I am writing. It pulls no punches at being what it is. I think what makes it work for people is sleeeping combination of the very graphic and unsparing sexual details mixed with the elegant fairy-tale world. Of course, there are many people who have roqueaure all my work, including the Roquelaure novels, and they see me as a multifaceted writer.

The descriptions are terrible and would be out of place in every book except for one teaching how to write badly. So, how should I start this review ranting of mine?

It was almost as if I lost my virginity reading it!

There are very detailed descriptions of physical interaction and response; but the fairy-tale spell is sustained. Pre-read with high expectations: 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 roquelauree rate a book unless you’ve digested the entire thing.

It was roqkelaure to realize, and yet I felt like it was a breakthrough to know The book closes as they are sent across the sea to serve in the palace of the Sultan. The entire book is literally all of these fucked up people telling her that they are making her better, that they are helping her, that they are giving her what she deserves. To view it, click here. And that includes for me the right of every woman to write out her sexual fantasies and to read books filled with sexual fantasies that she enjoys.

But I knew I had these fantasies, and I wanted to share them, and I felt an overwhelming desire to do them “right.

Spanking with bare hands and paddles and leather covered sticks. Spanking, spanking, more spanking. Alexi previously had been a stubborn prince who fought back all the attempts to break him, until the Queen sent him to the kitchen to have him tortured by crude kitchen servants.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

Penguin trade paperback cover. Her dress was laid open to the hem, and he folded it back and looked at her. I’ve mentioned before that I have zero problem with any sexual activity that however j consenting adults engage in.


But I guess,in this case at least,the age old saying came pretty true In the castle Beauty meets another sleeipng, Prince Alexi, with whom she copulates passionately. View all 32 comments. I didn’t know whether that many other people had the fantasies. Please be advised that this excerpt contains adult content.

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

He cut the sleeves away, lifting her ever so gently to free the cloth, and the weight of her hair seemed to pull her head down over his arms, and her mouth opened just a little bit wider. Feb 08, Dd rated it did not like it. Not meant for the prude. Perhaps, people who enjoy terrible books and awful erotica?

Want to Read saving…. No trivia or quizzes yet. Encyclopedia Of Feminist Literature. To me no sane person would write such things aleeping being insane and sexually twisted, I have goosebumps just thinking how she managed to imagine and write all of these things In order to fully enjoy it, I have some recommendations: For me, this book sucked in a big way!

I love Anne Rice, but half way into book one, I was tired of all the spanking. No one is burned or cut or hurt. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty is still one of my favourite erotic novels even years later. And since there are only so roquelaue ways to spank somebody and this book quickly explores ALL roquelarue possibilitiesthe book quickly becomes quite repetitive and incredibly boring.

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