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. This item:The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy Box Set: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty; Beauty’s Punishment; Beauty’s by A. N. Roquelaure Paperback $ 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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Well, ‘read’ is not quite accurate of a word; it was so badly written that I ended up having to skim through most of it. Look, whatever floats your fictional boat is fine, but for me this was actually pretty repellant.

This rather peculiar twist of the Sleeping Beauty fairytale is quite interesting– I can still quite remember the singular scenes of the oriental palace. Anne Rice has an interesting view of BDSM because she throws out the love, safety, and trust that comes with a BDSM relationship and instead focuses on the terror and fear that one’s “master” inflicts. It has to be remembered that within the frame of a sadomasochistic fantasy like the Beauty trilogy, the readers are invited to identify with and enjoy the predicament of the slaves.

Oct 26, Leah rated it liked it. A pseudonym of Anne Rice. These are crucial bits of info that I feel the public should know prior to purchase. I love Anne Rice. And this is a wonderful thing. Anne Rice is doing something very different here.

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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure

And 99 percent of this sex is not even consensual, and some of the things they engage in were actually dangerous – like being suspended from a beam, or never being allowed to walk and forced to crawl on hard stone floors, sleeeping would leave their knees in ruin at the end of their tenure.

Beauty and Tristan copulate as Nicholas watches behind a one-way mirror. It was a relief to finally finish the book, not just because of the perversity not that it’s lacking–this book is dirty but because the overused plot devices roquelahre quite laughably boring.

And beuty was too much for me, sex, sex,sex and more sex. The fairytale, Sleeping Beauty, is used merely as a starting point, the story goes off on a tangent within the first few pages and then we’re taken into the neighbouring kingdom with all its twisted customs. The Passion of Cleopatra Instead of banning books they can put in a Banned books!

There seemed to be no middle ground Curious, I requested the books on Netgalley when Penguin made them available as a re-release. I really, really do not like rape.

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So Beauty was finally free from the curse and I think she immediately felt a connection with the prince who have saved her. Here the Prince reawakens Beauty, not with a kiss, but with sexual initiation. One positive thing I can say about this book is that Ms. If you’re not even curious about it, refrain from reading and reviewing this book. They involve game playing, really. Spanking, as punishment or for the amusement of the vile people who are in charge.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A prince comes and bestows his lovingly affections to the lovely princess. However I’ll still read the next one.

Sleeping Beauty Trilogy

They had come believing it, true enough, but he must see for himself inside the castle. And then I started to surmise that the rules of their kingdom was different from the norm. The language sounds fake, wooden, juvenile, and forced.

The chapters written from the perspective of Beauty’s male friends are so astoundingly graphic I remember them to this day. Pages – ish: Want to Read saving…. So that’s why I’m expecting that I’ll not even finish reading this book because of that past experience and pretty much I have so many dear GR friends who have rated this book 1 star.

They clearly appealed to young people, and older married people, to gays and straights. That’s when the story got really interesting because I felt like everything that I considered weird at the first half of the book was slowly explained here. I guess if you’re into books where the author’s sole purpose was to write about as much sex as possible, and you’re OK with people treating each other worse than they would treat an animal, you might like this book. To ask other readers questions about The Claiming of Sleeping Beautyplease sign up.

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