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"Soon, I was as famous for my eunuch as I was for my beauty and my devilish temper. I bought myself a lynx and a small black girl to carry my train, and I wore dresses that were cut as low as my navel and left my long red-gold hair flowing freely like a banner of war. So, I became the most expensive and eagerly sought-after courtesan in Venice."
Bitter Greens - Kate Forsyth

pg. 236 Selena

 

The strength and determination of a courtesan in 1500 Venice of ensuring her protection from men as well as their admiration/desire of her.