The Mammoth Book of Sex Scandals

Author(s): Nigel Cawthorne


This book deals with sex scandals, some historical but many contemporary, involving political figures, celebrities, movie stars, sports stars, musicians and artists, from Julius Caesar's affair with Cleopatra, which scandalized Rome and may have contributed to his murder, to what exactly IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn did or didn't get up to in that New York hotel room. England's Edward II was put to death by having a red-hot poker shoved up 'those parts in which he had been wont to make his vicious pleasures' and James Dean was known as 'the human ashtray' for the pleasure he took in having cigarettes stubbed out on his body, but from Silvio Berlusconi to Tiger Woods, many have been more focused on pleasure than pain. Even Barack Obama gets a look in - did he have an affair with Vera Baker?


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Sexual shenanigans, from Julius Caesar to Tiger Woods and Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Nigel Cawthorne has written over a hundred books including the Sex Lives series, The World's Greatest Royal Scandals, The World's Greatest Political Scandals, Sordid Sex Lives, Sex Secrets of Old England, A Brief History of Robin Hood, A Brief Guide to James Bond and A Brief Guide to Sherlock Holmes.

General Fields

  • : 9781780335384
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Robinson Publishing
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nigel Cawthorne
  • : Paperback
  • : 480