Belle de Jour

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Belle de Jour

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Brooke Magnanti is a forensic scientist and writer, who, until her identity was revealed in November 2009, was known by the pen name Belle de Jour.

While completing her doctoral thesis, in 2003 and 2004, Magnanti worked as a call girl. Her diary, published as the anonymous blog Belle de Jour: Diary of a London Call Girl became popular, as speculation surrounded the identity of Belle de Jour. Magnanti went on to The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl in 2005 and The Further Adventures of a London Call Girl in 2006. These were followed by Playing the Game, Belle de Jour's Guide to Men, and Belle's Best Bits.

In 2007, the books were adapted for TV as Secret Diary of a Call Girl, starring Billie Piper. In November 2009, fearing her real id
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Belle de Jour: Diary of an ...

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The Further Adventures of a...

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Playing The Game

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Belle de Jour's Guide to Men

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Belle's Best Bits: A London...

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First, a warning: this book starts with a bang and I mean that literally. I was in public reading this when the action went hot and heavy and WHOAH. If you like your thrillers erotic, well, this delivers from chapter 1.

But more than just the sex, thi
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“Male egos require constant stroking. Every task is an achievement, every success epic. That is why women cook, but men are chefs: we make cheese on toast, they produce pain de fromage.”
Belle de Jour, The Further Adventures of a London Call Girl

“Time is limited and some opportunities never repeat themselves.”
Belle de Jour, The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl

“Holding your stomach in when your clothes are off is not fuckable. Slapping your ample behind and inviting him to ride the wobble is.”
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