Sordid Sex Lives

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Quercus, Sep 30, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 192 pages
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What do the rich and famous really get up to behind closed doors? When does sexual passion become sordid perversion? Who are history's most shocking deviants and what are their sex secrets? The pages of this book reveal 45 shocking, scandalous - and often disturbing - stories of promiscuity and sexual perversion throughout the ages. Uncovered here are the orgies of Cleopatra and the incest of the Romans; the darkest fantasies of Michelangelo and the gross indecencies of the Marquis de Sade; as well as the insatiable desires of Rasputin, the degrading fetishes of Adolf Hitler, the unashamed exhibitionism of Tallulah Bankhead and the dirty thrills of Elvis Presley. 'Sordid Sex Lives' offers an insight into the shocking practices in which so many famous men and women have participated in. What motivates these sexual desires? Were they ever considered 'normal'? And what happened to those whose filthy secrets were found out? Bursting with real-life accounts, this is the most explicit and shocking account of the sex lives of history's most notorious characters.

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About the author (2011)

Nigel Cawthorne is the author of over a hundred books, including 'Sex Secrets of Old England', 'Sex Lives of the Popes', 'Sex Lives of the Great Dictators', 'Sex Lives of the Roman Emperors', and 'The Immortals'.

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