[DWJ] Personal Plumbing was Splatchers and Ransome was branding books was What are you reading?

Charlie Butler charles.hannibal at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 11:46:52 EST 2009

2009/11/6 Elizabeth Parks <henx19 at gmail.com>

> This whole discussion about mentioning toilet facilities in novels reminds
> of Twigliht, actually.  The whole time I was reading the series, I kept
> getting yanked out of it by the frequent mentions of what Bella a) chose to
> wear or b) served her father for dinner.  In most novels, putting in bodily
> functions would be as pointless, so I'm agreeing with Kathleen here.  It's
> on my list with sex in romance novels as something that I can probably
> assume without needing a graphic play by play.

Does Twilight mention menstruation, though? I keep thinking that menstrual
blood ought to drive Edward crazy (I can see him doing strange things with
used sanitary towels), but I've heard no mention of this - and haven't read
the books, alas.


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