Paperback What exactly is erotica? This is the first question that popped into my head as I began reading After Hours and continued running through my mind as I delved further into my reading. Robert Fleming has introduced us to a collection of short stories by some of the hottest African American male authors on today's literary scene in which they share their take on erotica. Intially, my mind was focused on mind-boggling, soul-stirring, toes-curling stories of love, romance, and sex; but this book opened my eyes to the gamut of levels of erotica.
The young couple is quickly separated by Allie's upper-class parents who insist that Noah isn't right for her. Several years pass and, when they meet again, their passion is rekindled, forcing Allie to choose between her soulmate and class order. This beautiful tale has a particularly special meaning to an older gentleman James Garner who regularly reads the timeless love story to his aging companion Gena Rowlands.
Book FAQs What is the inspiration for this book? Is it based to any extent on your own experiences or the experiences of those you know? They had a rare and beautiful relationship, one that withstood the test of time and circumstance. When I first met them, they had been married over sixty years, and I remember marveling at how much they still seemed to care for each other.
The Notebook attempts to portray such a love. That said, The Notebook is a novel, not a memoir. Many changes were made regarding their story, in order to make the novel more universal, while staying committed to my original intent.
How do you account for the success of the novel? What do you think its overriding appeal is? In the case of The Notebook, I think the most obvious reason is that the story touched people in a deeply personal way.
As people made this connection, the book became a so-called word-of-mouth success, with those who enjoyed it recommending it to others. In the end, any book that sells well needs to have this sort of support from readers.
Nowadays, we all seem to have less time to read and The Notebook probably owes much of its success to the fact that people could finish it in one or two sittings.
These factors made people feel comfortable about recommending it to others. It was well promoted, it had a beautiful cover, and it was enthusiastically supported by the sales representatives.
The book details the lives of very old, as well as very young, people. How did someone as young as you when you wrote the book acquire the insight to write about the experience of being old in such a moving way?
First, I tend to assume that most people—male or female, young or old—have largely the same types of thoughts. However, the difference lies in their perspectives. So I try to put myself in their shoes and see the world the way they do.
Then, I read constantly and see how other authors have written from varying perspectives and I try to figure out whether they accomplished what they set out to do or if they failed.
Only then am I satisfied. Letter writing plays such a big part in The Notebook. Is there something about letter writing that intrigues you?View the menu for After Hours and restaurants in Marshfield, WI.
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