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The Sinner’s Grand Tour

The Sinner's Grand Tour by Tony Perrottet
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May 10, 2011 | 304 Pages
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“Hugely entertaining… Perrottet has a wonderful knack for ferreting out the obscure, the offbeat, and the just plain weird. A real eye opener.” 
Booklist
 

“Lots of people write about sex, and lots of people write about history, but nobody writes about either quite the way Tony Perrottet does. His well-informed wit is front and center in his latest—and, for my money—best book to date. . . . The perfect read for anyone blessed with a sense of humor and a touch of perverse curiosity.”
—Chris Ryan, New York Times-bestselling author of Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality

“This X-rated version of “National Lampoon’s European Vacation” segues into an amusing — and absorbing — series of quests…  (Perrottet) tears away Europe’s decorous historical facade he pays spirited homage to the rakes and reprobates who subscribed to Casanova’s motto: “I have devoted my life to the pursuit of pleasure.” 
The New York Times Book Review
 

“Delightful and edifying… Undercover historian Tony Perrottet presents the Tour with a twist: studying the Continent’s most famous, or infamous, sites and relics associated with human sexuality, from the belle epoque brothels of Paris to a secret Vatican bathroom covered with erotic panels by Raphael.”
—Trip Lit, National Geographic Traveler
 

“A terrifically funny writer . . . informative and twice as quirky. 
—Boston Globe

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