Did you feel like it is a story of a sex-hungry woman

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Did you feel like it is a story of a sex-hungry woman

Post by BoyLazy » 04 Nov 2017, 14:07

Do you think the main story was sidelined as the sex scenes were too many to count?
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Post by ReyvrexQuestor Reyes » 04 Nov 2017, 20:26

Maybe, just maybe, the woman here depicted as sort of a libertarian is such that it will complement her boldness. You may also be right in that the sex scenes are given much attention to almost have dominance. I just speculate how would it be had the heroine here been like Zena, Wonder Woman or Super Girl in her sexuality?
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Post by CatInTheHat » 04 Nov 2017, 20:49

BoyLazy wrote:Do you think the main story was sidelined as the sex scenes were too many to count?
Yes, without a doubt, the sex scenes were a major distraction from the main plot.
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Post by BoyLazy » 05 Nov 2017, 01:50

ReyvrexQuestor Reyes wrote:Maybe, just maybe, the woman here depicted as sort of a libertarian is such that it will complement her boldness. You may also be right in that the sex scenes are given much attention to almost have dominance. I just speculate how would it be had the heroine here been like Zena, Wonder Woman or Super Girl in her sexuality?
Wonder woman is a good angle ?
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Post by Yolimari » 05 Nov 2017, 05:26

Yes, I thought the author wrote too many sex scenes. It felt gratuitous. I also think these scenes detracted from the scientific main plot of the book. I believe he may have put so many to make the book fun because he was discussing heavy science themes.
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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 05 Nov 2017, 05:35

Were they written like a what a woman actually wants? Or what a male author thinks women want?
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Post by BoyLazy » 05 Nov 2017, 05:41

Yolimari wrote:Yes, I thought the author wrote too many sex scenes. It felt gratuitous. I also think these scenes detracted from the scientific main plot of the book. I believe he may have put so many to make the book fun because he was discussing heavy science themes.
Was it fun? Not many liked those parts I think.

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Gingerbo0ks wrote:Were they written like a what a woman actually wants? Or what a male author thinks women want?
Ha ha. Great point. A man's perception of a woman's needs can be very different.
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Post by kenkomercy » 06 Nov 2017, 18:15

The second half of the book definitely does. It's sad the strong, courageous and intelligent leading lady at the beginning of the book was transformed into a birch.
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Post by readandsmile » 07 Nov 2017, 03:59

Yes, precautions for minors. It has a nude picture that is not good for all ages. I don't like this part because it is too sensitive.
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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Nov 2017, 04:43

readandsmile wrote:Yes, precautions for minors. It has a nude picture that is not good for all ages. I don't like this part because it is too sensitive.
I did not think of it in that way for minors. Good point.
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Post by The Researcher » 07 Nov 2017, 05:42

Yes I also feel that there were two many sex scenes in the book that at times they become too much and I forgot what the main story was besides the sex.
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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Nov 2017, 06:45

The Researcher wrote:Yes I also feel that there were two many sex scenes in the book that at times they become too much and I forgot what the main story was besides the sex.
I wonder what the reason behind these many scenes..was that really required?
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Post by Medha Jha » 07 Nov 2017, 10:56

I would have liked it if it had lesser adult scenes. I liked the lead character in the first half. In second half I lost interest.

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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Nov 2017, 11:05

Medha Jha wrote:I would have liked it if it had lesser adult scenes. I liked the lead character in the first half. In second half I lost interest.
Very true .
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Post by jeminah28 » 07 Nov 2017, 20:36

Yes, the book is more on sexuality.
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