SCARLET WOMEN: The Scandalous Lives of Courtesans, Concubines, and Royal Mistresses
Courtesans were an elite group of talented, professional mistresses. The most successful became wealthy and famous in their own right. While they led charmed lives, they occupied a curious position: they enjoyed freedom and political power unknown to most women, but they were ostracized by polite society. Read about La Belle Otero, Marie Duplessis and many more.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Item #: 3721442