From the moment she left her first husband, Liane de Pougy’s life was anything but normal. Becoming one of the top courtesans of the era was also probably not what her parents’ had in mind when they had a convent educate her.
Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way)
My Blue Notebooks by Liane de Pougy
Liane de Pougy: Courtisane, princesse et sainte by Jean Chalon
Women Lovers or the Third Woman by Natalie Barney
Trois Grâces de la Belle Époque by Claude Dufresne
The Mistress of Paris: The 19th Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret by Catherine Hewitt