it's like, my god, this looks like a bodice-ripper
(laughs), and so different countries have just gotten completely different things out of it.
The form can no longer be dismissed as 'a bodice-ripper
with a bibliography'.
Hayes's influence helps make this book not so much a bodice-ripper
as one in which bodices are largely dispensed with.
Davies, whose television work includes the bodice-ripper
Fanny Hill, has good links with the Loft.
In fact the Scouse the sp - stuffy Colonel Brandon in the Austen bodice-ripper
- admits he can often be found shedding the odd tear or two.
The Washington Post found the love story ``more in keeping with a bodice-ripper
than an epic journey.
THIS first picture of Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen (far right) making his Coronation Street debut, shows members of the Weatherfield Book Club stunned when the author of steamy bodice-ripper
, Hard Grinding, turns up to meet them in person.
By contrast, The Gypsy and the Gentleman (1957), a Regency bodice-ripper
jam-packed with leering landowners and oversexed wenches, is said to be an astute analysis of a class system in transition.
Written like a popular bodice-ripper
novel, the book includes many panting sex scenes, furious jealousies, endless rantings about an empty womb.
The result is as far removed from your typical bodice-ripper
as it is from typical Anne Rice.
Turning convention on its head, Westwood's underwear as outerwear, bodice-ripper
corsets, the hobble of heels fetishized to disabling heights have made her the Situationist of seams.
Author Warren Farrell has written a book more provocative than any bodice-ripper
Her first, Adored, was a Jackie Collins-style blockbusting bodice-ripper
, and she's also written multiple officially sanctioned novels in the style of Sidney Sheldon.
A remake of the 1970s bodice-ripper
is being filmed in Corsham and the sight of Turner as smouldering Ross Poldark, in tight-fitting breeches and white shirt, is apparently proving too much for the ladies of the town.