I accidentally bought The Concise Art of Seduction a few months ago, now I finally ordered The (unabridged) Art of Seduction for my Kindle, and I'm halfway through it. The historic and literary references are fantastic and the other bits aren't bad. I'm sure most people would be offended at the very idea of "seduction" but the French court of Louis XV sounds awesome to me. And the very notion of making an affair unreal and theatrical sounds fascinating ; it's giving me ideas on spicing up my own personal relationships. At this point in my life I can't actually see myself doing anything to attract more people, but I would consider it.