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Forthcoming: Local Erotic S&M Novel, Folly

Next month, Umuzi, an imprint of Random House Struik, will release an erotic novel by a local author – whose name is yet to be revealed.

Local S&M novel Folly, described as “a sexy and moving South African story” by Claire Johnston of Mango Groove, follows the success of international erotic novels such as 50 Shades of Grey.

Keep a look out for this spanking good read!

Forthcoming Erotic South African Novel, Folly
 

Recent comments:

  • <a href="http://www.sapartridge.co.za" rel="nofollow">Sally</a>
    Sally
    January 11th, 2013 @10:49 #
     
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    I know who the author is :P

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  • <a href="http://louisgreenberg.com" rel="nofollow">Louis Greenberg</a>
    Louis Greenberg
    January 11th, 2013 @13:44 #
     
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    Sis, man. :-P

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  • <a href="http://helenmoffett.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    Helen
    January 13th, 2013 @17:46 #
     
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    I don't know for sure, but my sleuthing skills mean that I'm pretty certain who it is. Fantastic -- I hope it sells by the truckload!

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  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    January 14th, 2013 @09:27 #
     
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    Ok, ok it's me.

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  • <a href="http://www.sapartridge.co.za" rel="nofollow">Sally</a>
    Sally
    January 14th, 2013 @10:20 #
     
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    Are you using a cool nom de plume like Benedicta Baudelaire?

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  • <a href="http://cynthiajele.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Nozizwe Cynthia</a>
    Nozizwe Cynthia
    January 14th, 2013 @10:25 #
     
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    It's about to get hot!

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  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    January 14th, 2013 @10:30 #
     
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    B L James

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  • <a href="http://www.margieorford.com" rel="nofollow">margie</a>
    margie
    January 14th, 2013 @12:47 #
     
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    There's finally something lower than crime fiction on the sliding scale of literary value - thank you for this FOLLY

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  • Dez
    Dez
    January 16th, 2013 @17:25 #
     
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    Umm .... margie - this comes across as a personal swipe at the author of FOLLY. On what basis have you determined that this now ranks below crime fiction, and on whose sliding scale of literary value?

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  • <a href="http://www.margieorford.com" rel="nofollow">margie</a>
    margie
    January 16th, 2013 @19:12 #
     
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    Dez, no swipe at all! A joke in fact.Follies of all kind - crime, erotica, mommy porn - are to be celebrated in the fractious, rambunctious literary family of South Africa. Genre fiction is always the tricky, but sometimes more intriguing, step sibling of the more legitimate and worthy literary offspring. The swipe - if any - is to the various more high-falutin conversations over the last couple of years about what is of literary worth and what is not. I write in a genre that is nakedly pro-entertainment and whose worth is measured rather venally. And knock-offs of the Shades of Grey juggernaut are welcome - there is an enormous market for literary, if not literal, spankings. So well done, whoever it is, for making hay while the sun is shining in the Red Room of S&M rather than the farm voorkamer that characterizes much of our literary past.

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  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    January 17th, 2013 @07:05 #
     
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    Yep, that's how I read your comment, Margie.

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  • <a href="http://kelwynsole.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Kelwyn Sole</a>
    Kelwyn Sole
    January 17th, 2013 @08:29 #
     
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    I am sure high-falutin literature feels put in its place.

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  • <a href="http://www.margieorford.com" rel="nofollow">margie</a>
    margie
    January 17th, 2013 @08:47 #
     
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    Positively spanked, Kelwyn :)

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  • Dez
    Dez
    January 17th, 2013 @10:25 #
     
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    Thanks Margie ..... glad to know there was no malice lurking behind your comment.

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  • <a href="http://www.margieorford.com" rel="nofollow">margie</a>
    margie
    January 17th, 2013 @10:42 #
     
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    Dez, malice is essential to literary culture. It is only those writers in the genre pond that can afford not to be

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  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    January 29th, 2013 @12:08 #
     
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    So. I need to put on record that I'm not, in fact, the author of Folly, to correct the impression that my innocently-made-in-jest comment, above, has made in a few bookish quarters.

    The author is Jassy Mackenzie, and I hope she kills:

    http://book.co.za/OVDO

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