The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

by Anne Rice
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet #1) - Anne Rice 3.78   36

Originally published under the pseudonym of A. N. Roquelaure.

From bestselling author Anne Rice, writing as A. N. Roquleaure. In the traditional folktale of 'Sleeping Beauty,' the spell cast upon the lovely young princess and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince. It is an ancient story, one that originally emerged from and still deeply disturbs the mind's unconscious. Now Anne Rice's retelling of the Beauty story probes the unspoken implications of this lush, suggestive tale by exploring its undeniable connection to sexual desire. Here the Prince reawakens Beauty, not with a kiss, but with sexual initiation. His reward for ending the hundred years of enchantment is Beauty's complete and total enslavement to him... as Anne Rice explores the world of erotic yearning and fantasy in a classic that becomes, with her skillful pen, a compelling experience.

Category: Fantasy Romance

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Release date 1983
Details updated August 23, 2022

The Sleeping Beauty Quartet :: Series

Series contains 4 primary works and has 4 total works.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet #1) 3.78   36
Beauty's Punishment (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet #2) 6.00   11
Beauty's Release (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet #3) 5.72   7
Beauty's Kingdom (The Sleeping Beauty Quartet #4) N/A

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