Sexual History of London

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$21.99  $20.45
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3PL
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.13 X 8.01 X 1.01 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250015303

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About the Author

CATHARINE ARNOLD read English at Girton College, Cambridge, and holds a further degree in psychology. A journalist, academic, and popular historian, her previous books include Necropolis: London and Its Dead and Bedlam: London and Its Mad.

Reviews

Praise for "The Sexual History of London"

"Hugely entertaining . . . [Arnold] is a delightful travelling companion through the centuries of the city of sin." --Jeanette Winterson, "The Times" (UK)

"Often titillating, sometimes shocking, frequently entertaining . . . The book is a lively affirmation of sexual desire in all its varieties." --"The""Observer" (UK)

"To pack 2000 years of vice into less than 400 pages is a challenge, but Arnold achieves it admirably." --"The""Independent" (UK)

"There's plenty to get stuck into here. Arnold arranges her formidable research lucidly." --"Evening Standard" (UK)

"Richly detailed . . . an engaging survey of sex and the city." --"The""Sunday Times" (UK)

Hugely entertaining . . . [Arnold] is a delightful travelling companion through the centuries of the city of sin. "Jeanette Winterson, The Times (UK)"

Often titillating, sometimes shocking, frequently entertaining . . . The book is a lively affirmation of sexual desire in all its varieties. "The Observer (UK)"

To pack 2000 years of vice into less than 400 pages is a challenge, but Arnold achieves it admirably. "The Independent (UK)"

There's plenty to get stuck into here. Arnold arranges her formidable research lucidly. "Evening Standard (UK)"

Richly detailed . . . an engaging survey of sex and the city. "The Sunday Times (UK)""

"Hugely entertaining . . . [Arnold] is a delightful travelling companion through the centuries of the city of sin." --Jeanette Winterson, The Times (UK)

"Often titillating, sometimes shocking, frequently entertaining . . . The book is a lively affirmation of sexual desire in all its varieties." --The Observer (UK)

"To pack 2000 years of vice into less than 400 pages is a challenge, but Arnold achieves it admirably." --The Independent (UK)

"There's plenty to get stuck into here. Arnold arranges her formidable research lucidly." --Evening Standard (UK)

"Richly detailed . . . an engaging survey of sex and the city." --The Sunday Times (UK)