Three Weeks

Three Weeks
Author: Elinor Glyn
Language English
Pages: 319
ISBN10: 1860490832
Genre: Romance
Series Three Weeks
Goodreads Rating: 3.20
ISBN13: 9781860490835
Published: June 8th 1996 by Virago Press

This hugely enjoyable novel, a scandalous success in 1907, is even today, startling for its enthusiastic depiction of female sensuality. One of Virago’s trio of turn-of-the-century erotic best-sellers, with E M Hull’s The Sheik and M Dell’s The Way of an Eagle, it shows Paul Verdayne, the ‘perfect young English animal’, fascinated by a mysterious beauty at his Swiss hotel. Surrounded by tuberoses and tigerskins, ‘the Lady’ teaches him the arts of love, and gives him three weeks of tempestuous passion.

Then, weeping, she renounces him and disappears, and amid high drama Paul finally discovers her august and tragic secret...