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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And boy, are those some sick thoughts! I think I’m going to have to suck up the price and buy ecopies of book 2 and 3 also. Within three pages, Sleeping Beauty was awakened not by a loving kiss, as is the tradition, but by sex, which obviously she couldn’t consent to if she was ASLEEP!

Beauty and Tristan copulate as Nicholas watches behind a.n.roqelaure one-way mirror. As far as I can tell, that’s its only use. The feeling this book incited in me was far from erotic. Anywho – I sleepinv found the writing quite good in this book, and although the book has lost it’s shock factor for me now, I still found parts of the book raised my temperature a bit hee hee and I will probably put this book right back on my shelf in the basement to read again in a decade or two to see what my AARP card does to my opinion of this book.

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 NO!

Only a small elite knew about the mysterious Story of O. I just really like it because as I was reading it I felt their emotions, frustrations etc.

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Then he told Beauty his story and the way Rice wrote it – from the way he speaks, to the language he uses – took me out of it. The fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty tbe been analyzed by folklorists and other scholars of various types, and many of them have noticed prominent erotic elements of the story.


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I do love dark erotica and am currently reading one. Otherwise – stay away. I could already imagine all that the prince had to endure to save the princess, which is absolutely amazing for my standards.

Out of Egypt Christ the Lord: Leave a A.n.roquuelaure Cancel reply Enter your comment here Okay so I’ll just assume that people who are reading this book review are 18 years old and above. It picks up the Sleeping Beauty tale from the moment the Prince kisses her and spins a three-book saga of what happens next. This is the only reason I o likely read the next book, because I’m curious enough to want to see what will happen next.

REVIEW: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice

I think it’s authentic to the way many who share this kind tje fantasy really feel. This book has been brought to you thanks to the generous sponsorship by the word ‘spanking’.

The sunlight flooded down on her. My heartfelt apology to all those other reviewers who warned Readers away. Beauty and any other un fortunate love slave in sight got spanked for everything, over and over again. What was she thinking?

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I’d deepen that aspect, and still keep the tension, if I did them today. View all 3 comments.

a.n.roquekaure There are endless motifs offered for dominance and submission, for surrender and love. In this instance, it really bothered me because I felt like the rapes in this book were being roped off with the rest of “that BDSM stuff” as typical kinky nonsense, and no, real kink is all about consent.

Who on earth thought THIS would be a good counter from the erotica world? These insurance firms in Iraq and Afghanistan contractor with private lessons. And then he lifted her again, his left arm under her shoulders, his right hand between her legs, his thumb on the top of her pubis. This is full blown pornography.


But, you know, fairy tale, so I can live with all that. I did not heed their warnings because I was too curious. I swear to god I’m not a prude. I wrote what I wanted to read.

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

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.

Otherwise, don’t waste your time. Someone brought a copy back to a bookstore in Stockton, California, and demanded his money back. The Anne Rice Boo The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty. Not for me, I’m claiimng.

Tristan is bound and harnessed as a pony with a tail plugged in his rear, and made to pull Nicholas’ cart while being whipped. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Am I naive to expect plot in what is marketed as a book?

They are made to live and work as ponies, pulling all sorts of carts and drawing plows in the fields during the daytime, and having homosexual orgies with other human ponies at night. You must be able to completely give yourself over to the fantasy – leave your inhibitions and women’s empowerment at the door and enjoy. Archived from the original on Some parts of the books are brutal, some even downright violent. They’re Supreme Court judges, senators, doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, executives, soldiers, cops.

Beauty is awoken by a prince or should I say by a penis? To them I say The literary world today is wide open for all kinds of creative endeavors.