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Which PG book was this person after?

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Mon November 15th, 2010, 11:40 am

Yes it was wax! Didn't the baby turn out to be wax too and crumble?

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Post by cw gortner » Mon November 15th, 2010, 5:36 pm

[quote=""LoobyG""]Yes it was wax! Didn't the baby turn out to be wax too and crumble?[/quote]

Yes. *shudder*
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Post by SCW » Tue November 16th, 2010, 10:12 am

I had enjoyed reading The Wise Woman, a good dose of 16th century intrigue, sex, cruelty and witchcraft. But the candle wax baby scene ruined the rest of the book. Wasn't sure whether to laugh or be sick

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Post by wendy » Fri November 19th, 2010, 2:51 pm

[quote=""Miss Moppet""]I am quite curious about that one, Looby, because I've read so many mixed reviews!



Thanks! Keep us posted. :D [/quote]

Just finished The Wise Woman. There was definitely plenty of sex (threesomes and otherwise) - no butter or lard - but plenty of oiling of naked bodies and candle wax. I found the book an interesting read (especially as I'm working on a witchcraft book myself) and although Alys was not an endearing character I did anticipate she would survive.

To those who have read the book - what did you think about the ending?

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Post by Miss Moppet » Fri November 19th, 2010, 5:57 pm

[quote=""wendy""]Just finished The Wise Woman. There was definitely plenty of sex (threesomes and otherwise) - no butter or lard - but plenty of oiling of naked bodies and candle wax. [/quote]

I reckon someone misremembered the wax as butter. Wax doesn't sound like the ideal lubricant to me, but perhaps I shouldn't knock it till I've tried it. Which will not be any time soon. :D

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Post by wendy » Fri November 19th, 2010, 11:19 pm

[quote=""Miss Moppet""]I reckon someone misremembered the wax as butter. Wax doesn't sound like the ideal lubricant to me, but perhaps I shouldn't knock it till I've tried it. Which will not be any time soon. :D [/quote]

It might be a useful lubricant if you wish to exfoliate or remove unwanted hair at the same time! Owch . . .

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Post by LoobyG » Sat November 20th, 2010, 11:46 am

I'll never look at my candles in the same way again :p I think it was the baby made of wax that ultimately put me off this book, I found it very strange. I wonder which PG book used butter then?

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