With this as being a standard, she will take off for a road visit to escape her failing queer relationship and her very own feelings.

With this as being a standard, she will take off for a road visit to escape her failing queer relationship and her very own feelings.

The Real Thing by William Carney (1968). Set within the male that is gay subculture regarding the 1960s, this epistolary novel, told through letters from an uncle to a nephew, lays out a lavish taxonomy of “this Way,” meaning Leather and SM.

With an unreliable narrator, the tale turns the part from very carefully explored consensual play to murder and revenge. It’s remarkable both for its insight into early gay male Leather culture and for its distinct literary quality while it ends on a dark note. Continue reading “With this as being a standard, she will take off for a road visit to escape her failing queer relationship and her very own feelings.”