Lascivious Lives

Lascivious Lives

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.

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...
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...
WILDE'S WOMEN
ELEANOR FITZSIMONS    Book Number: 83206
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Like Oscar, his tragic and witty niece Dolly also loved fast cars, cocaine and foreign women. Wilde's story and legacy is told through the life of his women including Florence Balcombe, actress Li...
QUEEN OF THE COURTESANS: Fanny Murray
BARBARA WHITE    Book Number: 83345
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Fanny was a beautiful Georgian prostitute of the 1750s, especially admired for her bosoms 'those fair hemispheres, those orbs of more than snowy whiteness, which seemed to pant for release from irk...