This is a clever story of Henry becoming obsessed with Maud.
Not in the top sitcoms list featured recently on BBC 2, this is a forgotten gem that, if still in the BBC archives deserves a second airing. The sex, however, is varied and original and so very erotic.
She debases him, ridicules him, taunts and tantalises him, yet he still goes back for more. The Gentlemen's Club is a beautifully written noire novella Gentlemnes in Victorian London.
This was an excellent series of six half hour comedies. A second series was never commissioned suprisingly, as this view of some of the last bastions of the British class system would have been lapped up by US TV stations.
Not exactly the demographic of the Friends generation!. I cpub I could go so far as to say that this is probably the most erotic book I've ever read and certainly the one with a first-rate storyline.
If this book had little or no sex it would still be a compelling and clever story there are few modern erotic books you could say that of. Reveiw can thoroughly recommend and I look forward to reading volume II of this noire series.
Was this review helpful to you? It has been well researched, has exquisite descriptions using a rich Getnlemens varied vocabulary. However looking at it now, although never repeated, I still have five of the six episodes on grainy LP VHSit was shot on video and the majority of the cast were nearing, if not in, their dotage.
This is not dirty, base cluv, this is theatre, an art form, club the audience participates as much as the seducing actresses. In light of the recent success of the Alan Gentlemens Diaries featuring a fondly remembered bumbler, perhaps BBC4 can give these fictional bumblers another chance?. Maud lives with her Gentlemejs Aunt, playing the convincing review of quite a lady by day but, come evening, she dons a lace mask and becomes a wondrous seductress at an elite gentlemen's club.
Emmanuelle's creation is more literary in style than most, giving an irresistable story of eroticism mixed with Victoriana and was a real pleasure to devour.