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Falconhurst Fancy (Falconhurst #4)

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They Sent The Colt Out To Stud--Only This Time The Colt Was A Man...
From the Falconhurst breeding farm, she bought a pure black stud. A slave called "a fancy" -- bred for his massive strength and muscular loins.
Paperback, 379 pages
Published 1969 by Pan Books (first published 1966)
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May 19, 2013 Karla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Karla by: Devan Bennett
Oh goody goody! It's another Falconhurst book!

I picked this up in a perverted fit of pique after some Random Person on the Internet posted a comment that I was basically a horrible person for reading this genre and giving it the name of "plantation porn" because it was "romanticizing rape."

Not to get defensive or anything, but:
1) I'll read what I like;
2) I'll call it what I like;
3) exploitative pulp has a long literary tradition of infinite variety and dubious taste; and
4) Go Away.

But I really h
Theophilus (Theo)
Slavery wasn't all singin' and dancin' and grinning. Explicit details of the brutality and inhumanity of that "peculiar institution". Onstott kills forever the notion of the benevolent master caring for his slaves like children. I read this after Mandingo and was probably expected the violence of Onstott's stories. Not a happy story.
Chris Gager
I'm just assuming I read this because I read all of them. I couldn't distinguish one from the other now though. Date read is a guess.
Jun 24, 2013 Carmen rated it liked it
A novel of violent love, suppression and death.
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(Information from the article "The Master of Mandingo" by Rudy Maxa, which appeared in The Washington Post, July 13, 1975.)

The son of a midwestern general store owner, he moved to California with his widowed mother in the early 1900s and was a local breeder and judge in regional dog shows. He was an eccentric who was happy with a life of little work, ample cigarettes, and gin.

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