Sex with the Queen: 900 Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics
Publish date: April 11th 2006
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, European History
Sex with the Queen is the sequel of sorts to Herman's Sex with the King. I imagine it was a little bit harder to dig up some salacious examples that had enough sources to be rendered truthful and thus nonfiction. But I must say, the writing in this book seemed two adjectives and an oddly phrased met...
My lil' sis gave me this one. It's basically about various queens love affairs. The chapter on Marie Antoinette and Fersen, which was sufficiently romantic for my sensibilities, having been raised on BeruBara.I have learned though, that while it may have been good to be the King (and even that's rea...
Silly, salacious and about as meaningful as People Magazine, this book is compulsively readable. It's well-written, engaging and pruriently interesting. It appeals to all of the same trash receptors in one's brain that fuel the National Enquirer, Star and the other weekly mags featuring vapid celebr...
My new hero is Marguerite-Louise of France, Grand Duchess of Tuscany. The Duchess found herself made to Cosimo de Medici in 1661. She didn't like him; it's easy to understand way. He was that Cosimo de Medici after all. They both had affairs. After the death of her father-in-law, Marguerite dem...
Very interesting book and it was finny how she wrote. Hadn't heard before of all the queens and it was nice to read about them.
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