Fifty Shames of Earl Grey: A Parody by Fanny MerkinFifty Shames of Earl Grey: A Parody by Fanny Merkin

Fifty Shames of Earl Grey: A Parody

byFanny Merkin, Andrew Shaffer

Paperback | July 31, 2012

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Young, arrogant tycoon Earl Grey seduces the naïve coed Anna Steal with his overpowering good looks and staggering amounts of money, but will she be able to get past his fifty shames, including shopping at Walmart on Saturdays, bondage with handcuffs, and his love of BDSM (Bards, Dragons, Sorcery, and Magick)? Or will his dark secrets and constant smirking drive her over the edge?
Fanny Merkin (aka Andrew Shaffer) is known for causing trouble via his Twitter alter egos, @evilwylie, @andrewtshaffer, and @EmperorFranzen. He reviews romance, erotica, and women’s fiction for RT Book Reviews magazine; his own writing has appeared in many publications including Mental Floss and Maxim. Shaffer is the founder and creati...
Title:Fifty Shames of Earl Grey: A ParodyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:July 31, 2012Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306821990

ISBN - 13:9780306821998

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Editorial Reviews

Paul Bogaards in the New York Times“Erotica is hard. . . . Comedy is harder. If anyone can pull this off, it’s Andrew Shaffer.”Valerie Frankel, author of Four of a Kind“Nose picking, vagina scarf tricks, and erect space needles. What more can you ask of an erotic novel?”Diana Rodriguez Wallach, author of Adios to All the Drama“[Fanny Merkin is] the Weird Al of erotica.” PW Show Daily, 6/6/12“It had to happen: a parody of the bestselling 50 Shades of Grey. And who better to pull it off than author Andrew Shaffer.”Publishers Weekly, 7/9/12“Laugh out loud…If you are looking for a funny book to share with friends, look no further…If Austin Powers and Ace Ventura had a love child, it would be Earl Grey.”Kirkus Reviews, August 2012“[Shaffer] skewers both E. L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey and Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight in his debut novel.”, 7/28/12