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The Memoirs Of Cora Pearl
by Cora Pearl
In these highly erotic memoirs the most famous courtesan of the Second Empire tells her own very stimulating story. Cora Pearl describes in graphic detail the sexual desires of lovers famous and humble - from royalty to servants. She lived in an age dedicated to sensual pleasure...of all kinds. Now, at last, her private recollections are laid bare...very bare indeed...
Published March 1st 1983 by Granada
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Of course I love it - she's my great-great-great-great aunt, what a woman! If you like it, read WH Holden's 'The Pearl From Plymouth', which has more details on Cora's fascinating life. It is rumoured that she put this together under duress when she was ill. Note that this is the official memoirs first published in France in the 1880s and then translated to English as 'The Memoirs of Cora Pearl: The English Beauty of the French Empire,' and was a pretty chaste account of her life. It is said tha ...more
Great,Great Book... because She wrote it, but wrote it for financial reasons, ageing and very poor health and close to death. I am Cora Pearl's (Emma Elizabeth Crouch) great grandnephew Frederick William Nicholls Crouch her father (same name as mine) was a fluid song writer incl. "Kathleen Mavourneen" title song of the movie "Gettysburg". Please read Cora's book and add "The Pearl of Plymouth" an accurate read and read my comments added today. Most inaccurate info on her was perpetuated by autho ...more