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Preview — Mr. Felcher's Grand Emporium, or, The Adventures of a Pair of Spares in the Fine Art of Gentlemanly Portraiture by Eric Alan Westfall
Mr. Felcher's Grand Emporium, or, The Adventures of a Pair of Spares in the Fine Art of Gentlemanly Portraiture
What are our hapless heroes—Reginald, Lord Smythe, and Harold, Lord Fotherby—to do? At twenty-nine, they’re spares with no duties to ensure continua ...more
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Some of the devices, such as eyebrow lifting as communication, he has used before. Also, this Victorian novel is full of anachronisms, which elicited groans from me.
There is quite a bit of humor, but the story is well-wor ...more
I LOVE the premise and the Victorian era is one of my favorites but my problem here is the writing ... there are too many words (the 'flowery language' tag is an understatement!) ... I feel like I'm drowning in words ... It's such a shame and I'm SO frustrated!
Perhaps I'll give it another shot, but for now I need to quit before my eyes go crossed. ...more
Super wordy - started skimming the scenes to get to the sex. Which there was a lot of. Loooonnnng tale of two repressed 28-yo in ye olde England being led along a sexual journey and finally find their true other half. Did I mention sexing to get there?
It was well-written and a good story, just a lot of it.
I must be a sucker for EAW punishment. After The Rake. . . I still wanted to read Mr. Felchers . . . hoping for something different. Heck, what was I thinking? Everything deserves its chance(s).
This one didn't take, however. ...more