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Lascivious Lives

Historical and modern biographies where the content has a desirable attraction. Characters from George Melly to Casanova can grace our Internet pages as often as they like.


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SONS AND LOVERS
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 100410
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This novel is Lawrence's semi-autobiographical masterpiece in which he explores emotional conflicts through the protagonist, Paul Morel, and his suffocating relationships with a demanding mother an...
FANNY HILL : Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
JOHN CLELAND    Book Number: 44509
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Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, better known as Fanny Hill, is one of the most notorious texts in English literature. As recently as 1963 an unexpurgated edition was the subject of a trial, yet in ...
WOMEN IN LOVE
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 23815
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In the love affairs of two sisters, Ursula with Rupert, and Gudrun with Gerlad, critics could only see a sorry tale of sexual depravity and philosophical obscurity. What are the definitive forms o...
AVA GARDNER: The Secret Conversations
PETER EVANS & AVA GARDNER    Book Number: 77639
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Born poor in rural North Carolina, Ava Gardner was given a Hollywood tryout thanks to a stunning photo of her displayed in a shop window. Not long after arriving in Hollywood, she caught the eye o...

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GREAT CHARLES DICKENS SCANDAL
MICHAEL SLATER    Book Number: 78071
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When Charles Dickens celebrated his 45th birthday on 7 February 1857 his fame was at its height and his home life with his wife of 20 years Catherine and their ten children seemed idyllic. However,...

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WRITERS BETWEEN THE COVERS: The Scandalous Romantic Lives
SHANNON MCKENNA SCHMIDT    Book Number: 78182
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Subtitled "The scandalous romantic lives of legendary literary Casanovas, Coquettes and Cads", this high-octane dash through the salacious and bizarre sexual exploits of literary men and women leav...
WEST'S WORLD
LORNA GIBB    Book Number: 78514
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Born at the end of the Victorian era, Rebecca West spent her life in rebellion and was a pioneering feminist in matters of sex. Her most famous affair was with H.G. Wells, who fathered her son Anth...

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MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN and NOVEMBER
GUSTAV FLAUBERT    Book Number: 78666
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One of Flaubert's earliest writings but published only after his death, 'Memoirs of a Madman' presents us with a young man as he reflects, alternating between musings on the present and memories of...

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THE EAST, THE WEST, AND SEX: A History of Erotic Encounters
RICHARD BERNSTEIN    Book Number: 78535
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Marco Polo scandalised 14th century Europe with his account of the Beijing harem of the Mongol ruler Kublai Khan. 600 years later in Beijing, when the author was Chinese correspondent for Time mag...
THE WOMAN BEFORE WALLIS
ANDREW ROSE    Book Number: 79302
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Marguerite Alibert was a Parisian courtesan; even at the age of sixteen she was known as a 'une cinq à sept' - a five to seven - which was a reference to a popular time for sexual assignations. She...

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