Screw the Roses, Send Me the Thorns: The Romance and Sexual Sorcery of Sadomasochism - Introduction Summary & Analysis

Philip Miller and Molly Devon
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Introduction Summary and Analysis

The book, written by sadomasochists Philip Devon and Molly Devon, is an introduction to the world of sadomasochism. The novel focuses on themes such as bondage, torture, the experience of pain as pleasure, and the basic concepts surrounding the SM. The authors, well versed in their craft, offer several helpful techniques and discuss all aspects of SM within the context of safety and consensual relations. Through personal stories and stories of those involved in SM, the authors present a logical, entertaining, and informative summary of basic sadomasochistic themes in a way all readers can understand.

The introduction begins by explaining the point of the book, that it is a manual for learning proper SM techniques, and also explains the brief history of the scene. Following the punk era of the 1980s, SM became trendy, and has now invaded modern society through...

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