It has always been something I have wanted to do. Whenever I read classics from authors such as Charlotte Brontë, I was drawn to the underlying sexual tension between the characters. I would often think about the potential \”uncensored versions\” that the original authors were unable or unwilling to include. After all, a lot of these stories are, at the heart, romances. This was the seed of the idea that has led to the newly launched Clandestine Classics, risqué remakes of classics including Jane Eyre and Pride and Prejudice.
Readers will finally be able to read what the books could have been like if erotic romance had been acceptable in that day and age, redefining the boundaries and bringing the classics to a new generation of readers. We\’re keeping the works as close to the originals as possible. It\’s not our intention to rewrite them, but to add a deeper relationship and character development to them; to enhance rather than to distort. Our authors are co-authoring these books, adding the \”missing\” scenes for readers to enjoy.
\”We\’ve a few hacks around who can manage sex scenes. But none of them have a clue about plot of a story. So to make some quick cash we\’re sticking the sex scenes into other peoples\’ plots and stories.\”
Kaching! Trebles all round.
That the sexual tension rather vanishes when everyone is getting their rocks off seems to have slipped under the radar screen there.