Sleeping Beauty Novels

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Penguin Group USA, 1983 - Fiction - 233 pages
142 Reviews
A beautifully designed boxed set of erotica by the bestselling author. Rice's enormously successful "Beauty" books are based very loosely on the Sleeping Beauty tale, and explore just about every sexually explicit fantasy imaginable. "Articulate, baroque, and fashionably pornographic".--Playboy.

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Excellent adult erotic writing. - Goodreads
No happy ending for Beauty, alas. - Goodreads
Cover art is beautiful! - Goodreads
Loved the true storybook ending! - Goodreads
It's not the best writing in the world, either. - Goodreads

Review: Sleeping Beauty Box Set (Sleeping Beauty #1-3)

User Review  - Zoe Lore - Goodreads

I thought the sex was inventive and tasteful; the only complaint I had (and it bothers me even more considering the author's reputation) was the that despite all the inner turmoil, Beauty seemed flat ... Read full review

Review: Sleeping Beauty Box Set (Sleeping Beauty #1-3)

User Review  - Alisha Rupp - Goodreads

Wow! Read full review

About the author (1983)

Anne Rice was born in New Orleans in 1941, the second daughter in an Irish Catholic family. She is the author of many bestselling books. She is perhaps best known for her incredibly successful Vampire Chronicles?Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Dammed, The Tale of the Body Thief (published in Penguin) and Memnoch the Devil. Her other books include the Mayfair witches sequence The Witching Hour, Lasher (both published in Penguin) and Taltos; the novels Cry to Heaven, The Mummy or Ramses the Damned (both published in Penguin), The Servant of the Bones and, recently, Pandora, the first part of her New Tales of the Vampires series.

She lived for many years in San Francisco but has now moved back to her native New Orleans where she lives with her husband, poet and university professor Stan Rice, and their son.

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