Beauty's Punishment, Anne Rice
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Beauty's Punishment

Author: Anne Rice

Series: Sleeping Beauty Trilogy #2

Narrator: Corbin Steele

Abridged: 4 hr 36 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 07/27/2004

Genre: Fiction - Erotica - Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

Synopsis

An erotic novel of discipline, love, and surrender for the enjoyment of men and women.This sequel to The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, the first of Anne Rice's elegantly written volumes of erotica, continues her explicit, teasing exploration of the psychology of human desire. Now Beauty, having indulged in a secret and forbidden infatuation with the rebellious slave Prince Tristan, is sent away from the Satyricon-like world of the Castle. Sold at auction, she will soon experience the tantalizing punishments of "the village," as her education in love, cruelty, dominance, submission, and tenderness is turned over to the brazenly handsome Captain of the Guard. And once again Rice's fabulous tale of pleasure and pain dares to explore the most primal and well-hidden desires of the human heart.Read by Genvieve Bevier and Winthrop Eliot.

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About the Author

It seems pretty ironic for an author to change from Gothic fiction, erotica, then to Christian literature, but American author, Anne Rice did just that. She was born Howard Allen Frances O'Brian in 1941 in New Orleans. Somehow, being born in New Orleans seems fitting for an author most famous for her popular series of novels entitled, The Vampire Chronicles.

Rice was raised in a Catholic family, but chose to be an agnostic as a young adult. She was very successful coming right out with her first novel......Interview with the Vampire. With that success, she began writing sequels to that novel in the 1980's. In the mid- 2000's, she returned to Catholicism and published novels that were fiction about some happenings in the life of Jesus. She distanced herself several years later from organized religion, siting disagreement with their position on social issues, but vowed her lasting faith in God.

Rice's books have sold over 100 million copies......thus, her immense popularity as an American author. She was married to her husband, Stan Rice, for 41 years until he passed from brain cancer in 2002. They had two children, one who died of leukemia at fie years old, and a son Christopher, who is also an author. Several of her novels have been adapted to film. Many ask about her strange given name...... Howard Allen Frances O'Brien. She answers with......her father's name was Howard, and her mother thought that giving her a man's name would give her advantages in the world as she grew up. On her first day of Catholic School, when the Nun asked her name, she just said Anne because she thought it was a pretty name. The name has served her well.

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AudiobooksNow review by Doris on 2015-04-09 17:37:29

I have never bought a book that I listened to, that I actually skipped to get to the end just to see if the end would make more sense the the whole book! I love Romance, NO ROMANCE! I love a good a good hard making love scene, but this was none of the above..It was slavery, rape, torture, and nothing what the dialogue stated! I am angry that this site does not guaranteed their books, which they should, because it is money so sadly spent! I have to get an I pod so I can join a different book club. I wanted to read more of her books, because they seem interesting, but after this, I don't dare!

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