By Judith Summers
Instructed from the point of view of his innumerable sexual conquests, Casanova's ladies renders a brilliant flesh-and-blood portrait of the famed philanderer, clearing away the parable whereas illuminating the lives of the ladies who've too lengthy languished within the shadows. The eighteenth-century Venetian adventurer Giacomo Casanova used his magnetic character to speak his approach into the beds of greater than 200 ladies. captivating, fabulous, and devastatingly appealing, he claimed to love girls and to appreciate their emotional and sexual wishes. to these he really enjoyed, he was once the best lover--thoughtful, beneficiant, and resourceful. To others he can be ruthless, egocentric, and cheating. Judith Summers's exuberant and candidly erotic biography finds how Giacomo Casanova, a sickly son of Venetian actors, went directly to go beyond the inflexible social barriers of the eighteenth century to maintain corporation with kings and beguile attractive girls. With unique examine culled from interval diaries, wills, correspondence, and memoirs, this particular examine the mythical lady-killer offers voice to the numerous girls on whose bare backs Casanova's acceptance was once equipped.
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Casanova's Women: The Great Seducer and the Women He Loved by Judith Summers