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'Rough trade' once signaled a risky encounter with dangerous straight men who were 'gay for pay.' In the almost forty years since Stonewall, 'rough trade' has come to mean everything from S/M to wrestling to violent rough sex. Some of the top male erotica writers have penned their own hot, sexy versions of the term, producing some of the hottest, nastiest, and most ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published August 18th 2009 by Bold Strokes Books (first published August 1st 2009)
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Deb
I didn't read all of the stories in the books since the ones I did weren't all that compelling. I did skim through all of them, however. I would describe these stories as disturbing, rather then erotic, but perhaps that is to be expected considering the theme of the collection. The stories are all very well written, but not what I would describe as literary. "The Fratboy and The Faggot" by Aaron Travis is typical of the collection focusing on the sexual pleasure a gay man derives from being used ...more
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Feb 29, 2016 T Ramon rated it liked it
Some good. Some not so good. All very well written. At times it felt too far fetch to believe but fun none the less. would have enjoyed more danger in the stories. They sometimes felt too clean cut to be rough trade. I enjoyed them. Favorites include: Under the Table, Frisco and Blueboy.
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