The restaurant of the Grand Hotel in Rome was filling
up. People were dining rather late—­it
was the end of May and the entertainments were lessening,
so they could dawdle ov...
British author Elinor Glyn (1864-1943) wrote a number of novels, many featuring strong female characters in sexually charged situations. The most scandalous was Three Weeks, which nearly ended Glyn's ...
Elinor Glyn, glamorous socialite, incessant traveler, and romantic novelist, reached the peak of her celebrity in the autumn of 1907, when she published Three Weeks. Soon a naughty rhyme was circulati...