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Briar Rose / Spanking the Maid

Briar Rose / Spanking the Maid

(2011)
An omnibus of novels by

 
These two novellas by the groundbreaking, fearless, and immeasurably influential Robert Coover are dirty, funny and brilliant. In "Briar Rose" a sleeping beauty is trapped in an enchantment for a hundred years, dreaming of stories in which someone like her wakes up disappointed, or becomes a mother, or is stripped and defiled. And, as she dreams, outside, failed princes die and hang their remains on the thorns of a briar hedge. In "Spanking the Maid" a maid and her master are each committed to their own hard service: she, attempting to perform her simple duties without error; he, supplying punishment by rod, belt, hairbrush, whip, cane and slipper when she inevitably fails. These tales of desire are Coover at his most darkly playful.

 
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Paperback Editions

April 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Briar Rose & Spanking the Maid (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-14-119299-2 / 978-0-14-119299-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Briar Rose & Spanking the Maid (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Robert Coover
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   



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