The Complete Dr. Fell Volume I: Lost (Dr. John Fell: Lost & Found #3 to 12)
I have to admit that this trope – which was first popularized in the late 1970s through Mr. Benson, by John Preston, who in turn stole much of his material from earlier writers – is not my favorite BDSM storyline. Maybe it's because I'm such a realist that I expect the masters to be arguing over which master's protocol the boys shou...more
I treated myself to the three collected paperbacks and dived headlong into the stories. Love the world that's been built here. It's a fantasy world in a way, but a gentle, sometimes melancholy one, flashed through with humor and beautifully written.
Am I the only one though who wonders if Rob would really have been the perfect boy for Fell if he'd have lived? I'm not sure.
Why did I wait so long to read this? This was excellent, in every way.
Why did I not buy all the paperbacks at one time? Now I have to wait for the next one to arrive. *sulks*
Why not 5 stars? Because there are a few editing errors and a couple tense discrepancies that pulled me out of the story. Yes, I can be nitpicky like that. Deal with it. Or not.
This isn't an instant gratification novel(though there is plenty of sex to keep it floating if that's your interest). It's a biography for a fi ...more
Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS.
- Very well written. Very. I probably reacted more delightedly toward the abundance of English professor-related pithy remarks than most readers would (I teach college English), but the writing is just spot on. I tend to earmark pages that contain particularly clever comments and/or well written sentences, and I had to stop doing that with this book because there ar ...more
I live with Beloved Joe and the evil kitten clan.
I fled Thatcher’s England in the late 1980ies, and have lived in the American Midwest since then. Frying pan and fire come to mind. Back in the UK, I ran a record store (ah vinyl!). Since coming to America, I've taught college, edited at a small publishing house, researched and written background r ...more