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Cora Pearl: Bringing One Of The World's Most Famous Courtesans Back To The Grosvenor Hotel

Katie Hickman | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Hickman

We no longer view Cora Pearl as a figure to be feared and shunned, to be hidden away from 'respectable' society. What we see instead are her intelligence and wit, her enormous sense of style, her independence of mind. She is, paradoxically, a strikingly modern figure: a woman who had the courage to be completely and wholly herself.