[[ BOOKS ]] ⚡ A History of Mistresses Author Elizabeth Abbott – Horsebackridingindiana.us

A History of Mistresses She Has Been Known As The Kept Woman, The Fancy Woman, And The Other Woman She Exists As Both A Fictional Character And A Flesh And Blood Human Being But What Do Madame De Pompadour, Jane Eyre, And Camilla Parker Bowles Have In Common Why Do Women Become Mistresses, And Is A Mistress Merely A Wife In Waiting, Or Is She The Very Definition Of The Emancipated, Independent Female In Mistresses, Elizabeth Abbott Intelligently Examines The Motives And Morals Of Some Of The Most Infamous And Fascinating Women In History And Literature Drawing Intimate Portraits Of Those Who Have Whether By Chance, Coercion, Or Choice Assumed This Complex Role, From Chinese Concubines And European Royal Mistresses To Mobster Molls And Trophy Girlfriends, Mistresses Offers A Rich Blend Of History, Personal Biography, And Cultural Insight.