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The Diamond Slipper Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Diamond Slipper

Cordelia is a romantic girl who finds herself married to a horrible man who does unspeakable things to her. Her only salvation is the man she fell in love with before her wedding, her husband's deceased wife's brother, Leo. Leo knows Cordelia's husband is no good but has no evidence to stop him. As Cordelia struggles against the man determined to break her, she discovers the secret that could destroy her husband and free her from her disastrous marriage.
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Chapter Analysis of The Diamond Slipper

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   18th century Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   domineering Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   married off against wishes If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Who seduces whom?    -   woman seducing man

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   scholar Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   blissful    -   sensitive    -   guilty

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   unemployed Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   blissful    -   mature    -   scared Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   40% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk    -   rape/molest (yeech!) Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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