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Seductress by Elizabeth Prioleau
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Somewhat fun, but confusing. Mini biographies of some very interesting women. Albeit the bios are reductive to the point of pithy and even trite. Having read full biographies on a lot of them, some of the author's points were over-simplified and glossy as compared to the researched fact. The author also keeps talking about some goddess Innana, and I kept wondering when I'd met her and what she was all about. Apparently all the women in the book are some manifestation of Innana, but I failed to grasp the connection fully.

Also, the whole thing was gushingly, bombastically repetitive, to be complete hyperbole in places.

Entertaining, but grating on the nerves. The author needs to learn to hold back, or hire a better editor.
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Reading Progress

November 29, 2013 – Started Reading
November 29, 2013 – Shelved
December 29, 2013 – Finished Reading

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