Sexed-up classics to be released

Last updated 09:28 20/07/2012
Opinion poll

Have you read 50 Shades of Grey?

Yes

No, and I don't want to

No, but I'm planning to

Vote Result

Relevant offers

Entertainment

Television's Mapp and Lucia a remorseless send-up of class Campbell Live replaced with Road Cops repeats before new show begins Trailer: First look at Point Break remake BBC axes Never Mind The Buzzcocks Wings play in Wellington packs a hefty punch The Notebook actor Sam Shepard arrested for drink-driving Michele A'Court: Mad Max feminists should be celebrated Count Basie Orchestra proves it is one class act with Wellington show TV journalism will be poorer for John Campbell's departure: Peter Dunne Forbes Most Powerful Women 2015: Taylor Swift makes the list for the first time

Now we know how Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson really felt about each other.

British e-publisher Clandestine Classics is releasing sexed-up editions of Sherlock Holmes, Pride and Prejudice and other classics, with erotic passages woven into the traditional texts.

That means Mr. Darcy "buried inside the depths" of Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Dr. Watson declaring his "joy of knowing other men."

Clandestine managing director Claire Siemaszkiewicz says she has always been drawn to "the underlying sexual tension" in older novels.

The new editions were started before the Fifty Shades phenomenon, but the release date was moved up to July 30 in hopes of attracting fans of E.L. James' erotic trilogy.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content