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Yithian

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#33
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@Yithian is your next book going to be the siege if trenchers farm?!!
No, I found it by chance while looking for E.F. Benson stories. I think the author must be a 70s-80s survivalist, 'prepper' or militiaman because I subsequently found a string of other titles by him. Things like 'How to assemble and maintain your arsenal' and 'Techniques for disabling Big Brother's armoured vehicles'.
 

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This... this is sublime.

By accident (honest guv) I came across this utterly bonkers sub-genre of what can loosely be described as literature: following on from Twilight with its romance between humans and werewolves, full on porno novels about humans and "shifters". And there are hundreds of them - wolves, obviously: Screenshot_20190512-203136_Amazon Shopping.jpg
...horses...
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..big cats, even...
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..and then, this. Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you - HOT AND BADGERED!!!
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...it could be the best £8.67 I've ever spent. I'm seriously tempted...
 
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This... this is sublime.

By accident (honest guv) I came across this utterly bonkers sub-genre of what can loosely be described as literature: following on from Twilight with its romance between humans and werewolves, full on porno novels about humans and "shifters". And there are hundreds of them - wolves, obviously: View attachment 17088
...horses...
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..big cats, even...
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..and then, this. Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you - HOT AND BADGERED!!!
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...it could be the best £8.67 I've ever spent. I'm seriously tempted...
Badgers? I bet it involves farmers.
 

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This... this is sublime.

By accident (honest guv) I came across this utterly bonkers sub-genre of what can loosely be described as literature: following on from Twilight with its romance between humans and werewolves, full on porno novels about humans and "shifters". And there are hundreds of them - wolves, obviously: View attachment 17088
...horses...
View attachment 17089
..big cats, even...
View attachment 17090
..and then, this. Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you - HOT AND BADGERED!!!
View attachment 17091
...it could be the best £8.67 I've ever spent. I'm seriously tempted...

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There's a lot of this kind of rubbish about--novelty titles that scarcely bear a first reading, let alone a second. I dipped into some of the previews of the examples below and they're unreadable beyond a few pages: imagine Hunter S. Thompson had been a) writing at the age of fifteen, was b) not able to write a fraction as well as he actually could, and c) was suffering from amnesia so that each time he returned to the typewriter he was obliged to continue from where he left off, looking only at the title to refresh his knowledge of the plot & theme. It's pretty much an extended fan-forum project that has spilled over into near-print-on-demand. That's what you have. What follows are possibly/probably NSFW:

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#55
Penny dreadfuls just got more dreadful, I see.
I rest my case:

"Carlton Melick III exemplifies the intelligence and wit that lurks between its lurid covers. In a genre where crude titles are an art in themselves, Mellick is a true artist." - THE GUARDIAN

I literally opened at the preview, spun the mouse wheel and captured a few random paragraphs from two of the titles above.
The books are like these throughout. It's obviously supposed to be ironic, but it's mostly crap.

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This from ULTRAFUCKERS. It doesn't go anywhere.

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#56
I rest my case:

"Carlton Melick III exemplifies the intelligence and wit that lurks between its lurid covers. In a genre where crude titles are an art in themselves, Mellick is a true artist." - THE GUARDIAN

I literally opened at the preview, spun the mouse wheel and captured a few random paragraphs from two of the titles above.
The books are like these throughout. It's obviously supposed to be ironic, but it's mostly crap.

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This from ULTRAFUCKERS. It doesn't go anywhere.

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It's almost like they were written by using a computer algorithm.
 

maximus otter

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I take it you're all aware of the extensive work of Dr chuck tingle?
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I am in awe of his corpus of work, including such titles as:

My Billionaire Triceratops Craves Gay Ass (His first book, apparently).

My Ass Is Haunted by the Gay Unicorn Colonel, and the endearingly meta:

Pounded in the Butt by My Book "Pounded in the Butt by My Own Butt"

(There are even more meta sequels...)

l’ll wager that he’s a better read than Dan Brown, but then who isn’t?

maximus otter
 

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There's a lot of this kind of rubbish about--novelty titles that scarcely bear a first reading, let alone a second. I dipped into some of the previews of the examples below and they're unreadable beyond a few pages: imagine Hunter S. Thompson had been a) writing at the age of fifteen, was b) not able to write a fraction as well as he actually could, and c) was suffering from amnesia so that each time he returned to the typewriter he was obliged to continue from where he left off, looking only at the title to refresh his knowledge of the plot & theme. It's pretty much an extended fan-forum project that has spilled over into near-print-on-demand. That's what you have. What follows are possibly/probably NSFW:

Most of that stuff is something that one might expect to see on a listicle and should not exist anywhere else. It's impossible for Ass Goblins of Auschwitz to live up to that title.

I am incredibly juvenile (I suspect the foum may have noticed this) and find many of the titles funny, though most are just shit.
 

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I am in awe of his corpus of work, including such titles as:

My Billionaire Triceratops Craves Gay Ass (His first book, apparently).

My Ass Is Haunted by the Gay Unicorn Colonel, and the endearingly meta:

Pounded in the Butt by My Book "Pounded in the Butt by My Own Butt"

(There are even more meta sequels...)

l’ll wager that he’s a better read than Dan Brown, but then who isn’t?

maximus otter
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Etc

Also:

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