Pleasures of the Flesh

by John Patrick | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1891855719 Global Overview for this book
Registered by kanaye44 of Norwich, Connecticut USA on 8/4/2009
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by kanaye44 from Norwich, Connecticut USA on Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Going into Scoobs-buddy's GLBT bookbox.

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Saturday, August 15, 2009
Taken from Scoobs-buddy's GLBT bookbox.

According to the blurb on the back, this is a reissue edition, with two novellas in addition to the previous stories. (I looked up the earlier edition on Amazon and found that I like the cover of this edition better, so it's a win all around {grin}.)

Journal Entry 3 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Wednesday, September 16, 2009
As with most anthologies, I found this one uneven, but it did have some high points. The majority of stories were basic erotic-scenario tales: simple setups in which the characters meet and have sex, with little if any characterization or plot. I realize that plots and characters are optional - and maybe even a drawback! - for many readers of erotic stories; they just want to get to it {wry grin}. But I like a bit more of a framework myself, and some of the stories here stood out: James Lincoln's "A Season of Pleasure," Tim Scully's "Geometrical Figures," Peter Gilbert's "Coming on Line" [this one folded in a science-fiction component and a good deal of humor], and David Laurents' "A Fear of Pleasure" [a riff on "A Christmas Carol"].

Journal Entry 4 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Monday, March 15, 2010

Released 10 yrs ago (3/16/2010 UTC) at Nashua, New Hampshire USA

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I'm putting this book into Katekintail's LGBT Bookbox. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 5 by KateKintail from Burke, Virginia USA on Tuesday, April 20, 2010
This arrived home in my LGBT Bookbox. Thanks!

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