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Courtesans by Katie Hickman
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Sep 13, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction
Read from September 13 to 19, 2011

Having recently read Memoirs of a Geisha", I thought this would be an interesting view of the European courtesan. Although the courtesans life revolved around more sexual activity than a geisha, this book was informative without being crass, which I thought the geisha book sometimes was. Hickman writes well and has a nice balance of facts and her interpretation.

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