Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them
by Betsy Prioleau
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It's a sad time to be heterosexual. Men are angry at women, women are angry at men, and nobody's getting the type of action they want. But here comes a book to solve all that, to clear away confusion, restore male dynamism, and rekindle the spark of chemistry in straight mating. The jacket copy of cultural historian Betsy Prioleau's Swoon promises to reveal "surprising seductive secrets" of the old masters in the interest of giving the beleaguered modern man a leg up on the nigh impossible task of wooing a modern woman. Subtitled "Great Seducers and Why Women Love" them, the book purports to answer "one of history's most vexing questions: What do women want?"
Building on its portraits of lady-killers from Casanova to Lord Byron to Julius Caesar, the book claims that most great seducers share common characteristics.
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