Set against the vivid backdrop of thisdemi monde, Theo Aronson presents the first full account of the curious life of Queen Victoria s grandson, Prince Albert Victor, known as Prince Eddy The author explores the Prince s upbringing, his university and military careers, his alleged secret marriage, his links with the Jack the Ripper murders, his early death, and, above all, his sexual orientation For it was this that linked the young Prince s name to the Cleveland Street Scandal, the notorious homosexual brothel case that led to an extraordinary cover up by the British governmentPrince Eddypresents Victorian male homosexuality as a vibrant folk culture, one that pervaded all official institutions Students of the erotic will love this book, and so will royal watchers, but arbiters of sexual purity should hate it, for Mr Aronson displays an underground culture that exposed its judges as upright liars Nina Auerbach,New York Times Book Review BW photos. New Read [ Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld ] by [ Theo Aronson ] – bluevapours.co.uk
Theo Aronson is an historical biographer specialising in the Royal Houses of Europe Among his many widely read books are The Golden Bees The Story of the Bonapartes, Grandmama of Europe and Royal Family Years of Transition His books have been published in Britain, the United States, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Holland and Belgium.Theo Aronson lives in an eighteenth century stone house in Frome, Somerset.
- 246 pages
- Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld
- Theo Aronson
- 23 May 2018 Theo Aronson