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    Mills & Boon

    Mills & Boon are a much disparaged, but highly successful publisher of romantic (bodice ripping amongst other themes) fiction (no! they cannot be labeled novels)in the English speaking world. The story usually concerns shinning knight rescues maiden in distress (or doctor rescues nurse) even in its modern version. It's pure escapism but highly popular and, of course, absolute rubbish.

    Is there an equivalent genre and publisher in the German speaking world? Or did Germany escape such genres?
    AuthorSS29 Mar 09, 20:35
    Bastei-Lübbe veröffentlicht einiges in der Richtung, sie nennen das "Programm für ein großes Publikum". Es sind allerdings nicht nur diese "Nackenbeißer".
    Aktuelles Beispiel:
    related discussion: bodice-ripper - Nackenbeißer
    #1AuthorMattes (236368) 29 Mar 09, 20:45
    the mind boggles somewhat at the thought of a shinning knight ... :-)
    #2AuthorMarianne (BE) unplugged29 Mar 09, 21:57
    Marianne, im Internet gibt es alles:
    Wir sind gleich mal ins FEZs gefahren und haben uns die neue Kletter-Ritter-Burg angeschaut.
    #3Authorwupperwolf (411909) 29 Mar 09, 22:03
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