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. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty: A Novel (A Sleeping Beauty Novel) [Anne Rice , A. N. Roquelaure] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Claiming Of Sleeping Beauty: Number 1 in series [A. N. Roquelaure] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Step beyond the wall of your .

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I think she just saw “Sleeping Beauty” and assumed I’d want it. However, the definition of consent in this scenario makes me nervous.

Pandora Vittorio the Vampire Yes,you heard me right. Psychiatrists have written volumes on the nature of the sadomasochistic fantasy, but when I wrote the trilogy I didn’t know of any fiction that really enabled you to slide in it and “play” the way I wanted to play.

REVIEW: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice

But different readers embraced the books almost at once. The posters tend to be married with children or heading that way. And also the writing was superb and I really like Anne Rice’s choice of words. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I get how it’s empowering to trust someone else to that extent and to test limits. So sex slavery and BDSM was the norm in their kingdom.

In the castle Beauty meets another slave, Prince Tue, with whom she copulates passionately. It felt closer to pure, unadulterated rage.

I’m surprised the castle’s resident perverts didn’t all die of foodbourne illnesses with some of the nasty things going on in the kitchen. Makes sense that this was published this under a pen name.

A lot of spanking.

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But when it’s handled in such an unpolished and over indulgent manner, it’s hard for me to place much literary value on a book. Nicholas is moved by the answer and, after a frantic intercourse, confesses to him that he is in love with Tristan. Sure, Prince Alexi confesses his love for Beauty, but I can’t believe that he knows what it really means, considering his own story. But we all know we read these books to get hot so I doubt anyone is scandalized.


And in order to wake up the princess and lift the curse, a prince must kissed her. Yet she sledping this relaxation, this despair — was it despair? Ward which was the fifth book in her The Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The main character is 15, and it is understood throughout the book that all the slaves are teenagers and the masters are adults. Sep 01, mark monday rated it did not like it Shelves: These insurance firms in Iraq and Afghanistan contractor with private lessons.

Infinite Jest broke my Kobo. Within three pages, Sleeping Beauty was awakened not by a loving kiss, as is the tradition, but by sex, which obviously she c Oh boy. Around the Year i So here I am, on a plane flying from Detroit to Vegas reading this naughty book, hoping the older couple next to me doesn’t try to read over my shoulder. I’m not a prude, not real squeamish when it comes to sex, and have no problem with consensual BDSM.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

And ‘boring’ is definitely not the word that any erotica book should be described as, right? I meant to read this when you originally posted it. I will most likely continue the series because I’m me and Xleeping feel the need to see what happens next.

I have been to kink events all over the east coast. This is not that. All claiimng follow their course. Trivia About The Claiming of S Men have always allowed themselves such fantasies.


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Very good, my girl And since there are only so many ways to spank somebody and this book quickly explores ALL the possibilitiesthe book quickly becomes quite repetitive and incredibly boring. I should have baeuty that old adage. Otherwise, don’t waste your time.

They discuss things, but he has the final say.

And he even paraded the princess body to the crowd and he even post her and tied her and then he called out an old man to touch her breast etc.

They seem so busy investing their treasury in things like gold ben-wa balls, bejeweled fisting gloves, and silver paddles that I can’t see them investing in things like a militia, so what’s to stop one of those neighboring kingdoms from being all, “Hey, no, you know what? The language sounds fake, wooden, juvenile, and forced.

I did notice and I couldn’t help notice that the books sold well and a.n.rkquelaure, and that at every signing I gave, people brought them to be signed. I can’t even call this a rape fantasy, because that still would require that the slaves in this book have any kind of recourse to stop the fantasy. But it’s been years since I’ve read it, and remembering it still makes me shudder.

View all 54 comments. That is, she must surrender to several years of humiliating sado-masochistic sexual servitude at the hands of the aristocr This is a scrumptious sexual feast from Anne Rice, writing under a pseudonym.

Fun and novel read. He like slashed off her night gown using his sword and then he rape her and then after that he kissed her. Well, the same holds true now obviously for erotica.