Selfish and Perverse

Selfish and Perverse Nelson Kunker Is Trapped In His Job As The Script Supervisor On Aftertaste, The Low Rated Late Night Sketch Television Show His Life In Los Angeles Has Come To A Halt Because He S Unable To Finish The Novel He S Writing, Doesn T Have A Boyfriend, And, At The Pivotal Age Of Thirty Four, Has Reached The Juncture Where He Has To Decide Whether He S Really Talented Or Just Gay One Day He Meets Roy Briggs, A Part Time Salmon Fisherman Full Time Archaeology Student Who S Visiting From Alaska When Nelson Attempts To Make Small Talk With The Handsome Roy, He References An Obscure But Haunting Story About Bowhead Whales That Startles The Science Nerd In Both Men Into Suspecting That They Might Be Soulmates Unfortunately, Nelson Discovers His Soul Is A Bit Of A Slut When He Also Meets The Guest Host Of That Week S Show, The Surprisingly Bookish Movie Star Dylan Fabizak, Freshly Paroled After A Drug Bust When The Three End Up At Roy S Home In Alaska, Hilarity, Love, And Debauchery Ensue Wooed By Both Roy And Dylan, Nelson Comes To Strongly Identify With The Salmon They Are Fishing For Another Insanely Driven Species That Will Overcome Every Hurdle In Its Search For Love. I loved the first line of this Love at first sight makes perfect sense because we re all pressed for time And it was kind of fun for a while, but let me give some advice to all you aspiring novelists out there unless you are Michael Chabon, do not write a novel about writing or not writing a no
Selfish and Perverse is a captivating, hilarious, very gay and very unique book Smith knows his quirky characters and his settings, Los Angeles and Alaska, inside and out, and manages to make Nelson Kunker endearing, even if he s not the most exciting character in the fabulous first novel That mantle is reserved for his two love interests, the hard to read, smart and cynical yet romantic Alaskan fisherman Roy and the flashy, annoying, but hot movie star Dylan Staring out with the lowly life o Selfish and Perverse is a captivating, hilarious, very gay and very unique book Smith knows his quirky characters and his settings, Los Angeles and Alaska, inside and out, and manages to make Nelson Kunker endearing, even if he s not the most exciting character in the fabulous first novel That mantle is reserved for his two love interests, the hard to read, smart and cynical yet romantic Alaskan fisherman Roy and the flashy, annoying, but hot movie star Dylan Staring out with the lowly life of a writer s assistant on a show in Hollywood, with a pit stop sinking into the La Brea Tar Pits, then moving on to remote Alaska, Smith captures each milieu and its inhabitants This is also a brilliant book for anyone who s ever written, tried to write, or thought about writing a novel Nelson s ongoing attempts to write, which w
Unfortunately, due to pressure from the author Bob Smith who was unhappy with this review It was removed from the Lambda Literary website The original review is published below Selfish Perverse by Bob SmithPost image for Selfish Perverse by Bob Smithby Aaron Krach on June 23, 2010 7 commentsin FictionFull disclosure I can be very selfish and I have tried my best to be perverse Yet Bob Smith s book makes me feel like a prude.Selfish Unfortunately, due to pressure from the author Bob Smith who was unhappy with this review It was removed from the Lambda Literary website The original review is published below Selfish Perverse by Bob SmithPost image for Selfish Perverse by Bob Smithby Aaron Krach on June 23, 2010 7 commentsin FictionFull disclosure I can be very selfish and I have tried my best to be perverse Yet Bob Smith s book makes me feel like a prude.Selfish Perverse is about sex Sex in Alaska, three way sex in Alaska, almost sex in Alaska, and, um, loads of yearning for sex in
This book ended nicely but I was totally bored during the beginning 2 3 of the book The descriptions of the characters were such that I could not form an image of them in my head and I couldn t even remember the names of the characters.I really enjoyed Bob Smith s first memoir and had high hopes for this book Just not what I expected I suppose The ending was descent, but overall the book felt like digging all of Texas for a gold nugget You know you will eventually find it, but is it really This book ended nicely but I was totally bored during the beginning 2 3 of the book The descriptions of the characters were such that I could not form an image of them in my head and I couldn t even remember the names of the characters.I really enjoyed Bob Smi
Selfish and Perverse is smart and funny with a romantic core that is as expansive as the Alaskan wilderness in which much of the improbable plot takes place.I have Bob Smith s Remembrance of Things I Forgot on my Kindle and had been waiting for his other books to appear on Kindle Finally, I couldn t wait any longer and ordered the actual print books Selfish and Perverse is the first of these.Nelson Kunkle, the narrator and chief protagonist, is very likely Bob himself, tweaked to f Selfish and Perverse is smart and funny with a romantic core that is as expansive as the Alaskan wilderness in which much of the improbable plot takes place.I have Bob Smith s Remembrance of Things I Forgot on my Kindle and had been waiting for his other books to appear on Kindle Finally, I couldn t wait any longer and ordered the actual print books Selfish and Perverse is the first of these.Nelson Kunkle, the narrator and chief protagonist, is very likely Bob himself, tweaked to fit the reality of this celebrated gay stand up comic into the screwball sex comedy of the plotline He is
Bob Smith s debut novel, Selfish and Perverse, is about Nelson Kunker, who lives and works in Los Angeles as a writer s assistant for a show named Aftertaste He hopes to write novels, and wonders if he s stagnating What had me worried was that I was an artsy, thirty four year old man who needed to confr
A gay romance in which, just as in some slash fanfiction, pretty much everybody s gay I think there are two straight characters in this book The writing is generally good with a few really brilliant bits but Smith apparently feels it necessary to tell us every bit of his research about Alaska and fishing and fishing in Alaska in frequent exposition dumps disguised as pointless and dull conversation The story itself is pure old fashioned romance novel, attempting to update itself, I guess, b A gay romance in which, just as in some slash fanfiction, pretty much everybody s gay I think there are two straight characters in this book The writing is generally good with a few really brilliant bits but Smith apparently feels it necessary to tell
An enjoyable, funny read.If I were to have just read an overview of the plot, I probably would have skipped this A gay romance between an aspiring writer, an Alaskan fisherman with the complication of a pu
This was the perfect book to read coming off of a reading hiatus Bob smith s writing is so engaging and funny, interspersed with profound insight I didn t love this one quite as much as Remembrance of Things I Forgot, but that would ve been nearly impossible This book creates an indelible univer
Perfectly harmless fluff If you re interested in Alaska, so much the better.

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  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Selfish and Perverse
  • Bob Smith
  • English
  • 21 May 2018
  • 0786720409