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As he nears the end of his career, Reuters "After that I have no plans,m on the third in the series. Its clear that Fifty Shades… has developed an obsessive following even among non-readers in India Its out of stock at Crosswordthe departmental store of bookshopsand at most other smaller bookstores in Delhi Over the yearsIve read my share of romantic novels Ive devoured every single Georgette Heyer ever written and I still read Daphne Du Maurier and long-forgotten authors such as Mary Stewart and Madeleine Brent when I have nothing else on my bookshelf They certainly dont qualify as highbrow; theyre better defined as easy reads with some literary value But these arent technically the romance genre made famous by Mills & Boon (M&B) and Harlequin where the male is a millionaire with a mystery and the green-eyed girl is a secretary with brains In those plotsthe male and female loathe each other in the beginningthe girl gets swept off her feet midwayand is consumed by passion in the end End of story Plodding and repetitive proselike forbidding eyes and hot tearshandsome bachelor and innocent beautyhas a loyal following Its the comfort of knowing that every book will end in exactly the same way that appeals to the reader While its true that women are the main consumers of M&B-style romancesgrowing upI knew some boys who read them toothough its unlikely theyll ever admit to it (The same waymen dont like to admit watching Desperate Housewives and Sex and the City) Similarlyits not cool for women to admit they watch pornographybut somehowits okay for them to be reading Fifty Shades of Greywhich is basically a typical M&Bjust with lots of kinky sex thrown in I can only marvel at the ease with which the supremely normal looking mother of twoEL Jameshas legitimised porn While the rest of the publishing world has been searching for the elusive next JK Rowlinga book about a teenager who doesnt mind being slapped and whipped has created a stir equivalent to Harry Potter Can it be just lurid sex thats creating a breathless craze for this trilogy After allthe most titillating porn of every kindgay or straightis available instantly at the click of a button The most boring fact known to anyone in the arts is that sex sells But Fifty Shades… success is curious to anyone puzzling about contemporary sexual dynamics Why would anybody want to be at the receiving end of somebody elses sadomasochistic fantasies without getting to do any of it in return And what exactly do readers find fascinating about a fetish-ised Cinderella The helpless damsel and the richdashing tycoon is an enduring theme but has been edged out lately by heroines such as Lisbeth Salander of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo In Fifty Shades…a brooding and macho Darcy type has made a comebackand this Lizzy is all for the occasional whack A Pride and Prejudice with over-the-top bedroom antics Nobodys complaining [email protected] For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related News1960, said Nandini Kakarhonorary in-charge of SPCA In his defenceSingh said? the present series has seen the emergence of Haseeb Hameed who showed the perfect temperament needed in a Test format," Kumble said. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | Jalpaiguri | Published: June 8,all commercial and small-scale units near Mankhurd will be inspected, said Amit DaveAssistant Municipal Commissioner of Ward M-east The bakery where the blast took place is illegal and has now been demolished Hutments near it have been vacated temporarily Meanwhileseven of the injured continue to battle for their lives While three were admitted in critical condition to Sion hospital on Wednesdayfour others were admitted to the ICU for severe burns A 12-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman are among those critical Around 29 patients are admitted here The ones who are serious and in the ICU have suffered 70-80 per cent burns The rest have fracturesswellingstrauma injuries?

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