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Mistresses: True Stories of Seduction Power and Ambition Leigh Eduardo

Mistresses: True Stories of Seduction Power and Ambition

Leigh Eduardo

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ISBN : 9781843171416
Hardcover
308 pages
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Mistresses is a collection of highly-entertaining mini-biographies of ten women from the last 300 years, who used their sexuality to procure power and, in some cases, great wealth. From Charles IIs favourite mistress, Barbara Villiers, to the BlackMoreMistresses is a collection of highly-entertaining mini-biographies of ten women from the last 300 years, who used their sexuality to procure power and, in some cases, great wealth. From Charles IIs favourite mistress, Barbara Villiers, to the Black Venus Josephine Baker, and including, amongst others, Emma Hamilton, Lola Montez, George Sand, Eva Braun and Marion Davies, Mistresses is a fascinating exploration of these remarkable womens courage and ambition. Packed full of gossipy anecdotes, this is popular history at its sparkling best.