[LMB] Vorkosigan Gothic, was Book clubs are weird

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Apr 16 00:44:00 BST 2013


On Apr 14, 2013, at 10:46 AM, Peter Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net> wrote:

> At 06:40 PM 4/13/2013, you wrote:
> 
>> Romance novels are directed almost entirely at women; there aren't really
>> any tropes in that genre for people other than heterosexual women.  It's...
>> an interesting reversal of how things normally work, isn't it.  Hmm.
> 
> It's interesting that I and another male resident here in the Old Folks Apartments, both have adopted reading romance novels--although he reads the contemporary romance, whereas I have taken to reading Regencies. 

I like Heyer - but prefer Bujold romance.



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