mjj (flemmings) wrote,
mjj
flemmings

We poets in our youth begin in gladness

Now, see, if Ink and Steel had read like this, I would have liked it so much better.

(Possibly the reason I like works about Marlowe and/or Shakespeare is that the Elizabethan ambience is the same as the Japanese and Chinese works that tickle me. M/m, but not our kind of m/m. One of the things that bugged me in IaS was a sense of 21st century American thinking at work. Marley might as well have had a large LOOK, HE'S BISEXUAL!! label hung about his neck.)

And while we're at it, astreiant community for Barnes and Scott's Points series. Which must reread. After kareny and a stack of manga.
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