One for the Gods Í ONLINE Author Gordon Merrick – sinsenos3.us
With it s somewhat exhausted take on another man s odyssey but it managed to divert s Odyssey but it managed to divert from the mundane sexual tropes misadventures and reaffirm the layers of the relationship Peter and Charlie are trying to navigate despite the many obstacles obstructing their goal of living out their lives together in perfect imperfect balance Originally published in 1971 this is the first of two seuels to The Lord Won t Mind Gordon Merrick s landmark novel about gay love and gay sex in postwar USA Our hunky well endowed heroes Charlie and Peter are on an extended holiday on the French Riviera Charlie is heartbroken when Peter two times him with a cute local lad After this little hiccup they join their rich friends Jack and Martha for a cruise to Capri and the Greek islands More hiccupsThe yacht trip begins with a night storm which is almost in the Herman Melville league Then Charlie who has bisexual tendencies decides he wants to have a child with Martha He also spoiler alert wants Peter to have sex with Martha at which point the The saga of Peter and Charlie continues The war s over and they re on the French Rivierawearing next to nothingand going to parties where real Matisses and Picassos hang on the walls If only Peter would stay indoorsMore great scenes and Picassos hang on the walls If only Peter would stay indoorsMore great scenes sex and love with some pretty girls and great sailing thrown in This is the second book in the trilogy and I think it s the best of the three This was cutting The novels of Gorden Merrick are delicious trash full of glamour and explicit gay sex manna from heaven for one timid gay adolescent in the 1970s whose heart would pound in fear as he handed them over to check out clerk at B Dalton Booksellers in the local mall and would be up all night reading under the covers with a flashlight. An adventure Back in print after years of being unavailable to generations of Merrick fans comes the follow up to the national best seller The Lord Won't Mind The saga concludes with Forth Into Light. ,
I often wonder why it became necessary to tag people who prefer their own sex as gay happy faggots indlings fairy mythical little creatures with
wings ueer strange etc etcthere was a timeueer strange etc etcThere was a time many of those words esp the above three meant something totally different and it saddened me greatly that I cannot use them any to mean their original meanings None of those words described a human personThe fact that I think this way in 2017 must mean that as much as homosexuality has to some extent been accepted there is so much that still has not been accepted or tolerated And that is just heartbreaking There are many many Charlies around still and for the life of love and goodness why can t the world be less hypocritical Why must people be labelled and villianized because of something they have absolutely no control of God or Nature created them the way they are It makes me so so mad that people have to fight for their lives for a very basic and necessary thing as Love To love as freely as the rest of usAnyway deep breath this second book about Charlie and Peter is just wonderful and one cannot help but feel compassion and sympathy for them Another cheesy classic in the genre of over the top gay affairs with rich hung beautiful men Gosh what glorious trash Makes you wish you were rich and sailing around the Greek Islands having drama with your hung gay lover Gordon Merrick is the dirty were rich and sailing around the Greek Islands having drama with your hung gay lover Gordon Merrick is the dirty loving Jackie Collins cousin to the highbrow works of Armistead Maupin Which means it is melodramatic filled with sex and two impossibly good looking leadsI loved itHonestly though the works of Merrick live in a strange twilight world of fiction one of the first series about gay men a successful series and written by a straight man This is second First there was Charlie and PeterTheir love affair broke a lot of conventions but it didn't break them all For Peter and Charlie are in love with each other and with Martha And Martha is passionately.
Gordon Merrick ☆ 9 Free readN the Peter and Charlie series
STARTED IN THE LORD WONT MINDin The Lord Wont Mind follows the two lovers through Greece and the Mediterranean in the 1950s While there is plenty to wince at with some odd dialouge groan inducing interalized homophobia within the characters and a sly and slight bit of sexism at play despite all this I found myself in love with and rooting for the books young ish lovers and there attempts at I found myself in love with and rooting for the books young ish lovers and there attempts at think the other reason I loved this book is uite simply this there is not much fun fiction out there for a gay audience and something like this that is parts fun lux and sexy is worth than it s weight in gold Reading Challenge 2017 book about travel Starting on the island of Saint Tropez Charlie and Peter travel in a sailboat with the Kingsley s a couple with issues of their own Sailing in the Aegean Sea stopping at various Greek islands until Charlie has a fit leaves The seuel to The Lord Won t Mind catches up with Peter and Charlie in 1950 in the South of France and charts a turbulent few months in their relationship including an interesting yacht trip to the Greek islands I found the seuel much enjoyable than the first story maybe because the emotions felt real Although the dialogue still sounded odd and in my head they sounded like Bertie Wooster But written in 19701 you ve got to hand it to the guy it s seriously racy stuff Although I was a bit indifferent if not to say agitated by the overwrought information on sailing One for the Gods adeuately earned it s rightful place as the second installment for this overlooked underrated trilogy Gordon Merrick manages to take the reader on a voyage of human nature that is both savage and complex in it s raw emotion I was worried that along the way the plot would be lost on me. In love with them bothFrom St Tropez to Athens to Mykonos this powerful moving novel follows their devastating triangle of romance and desire through a world of sun drenched pleasure and Mediterrane. .