Perfect Strangers, by Dorothy Freed

We have here a very sexy but unusual book: an erotic memoir, by an author best known for her heavily BDSM-oriented short stories based on her own experiences, which contains no more “kink proper” than one vague mention of the relative merits of scarfs versus police handcuffs; tools of the inexperienced. (Which, at the time, she was.) While this was surprising, it is not a complaint. In fact, it makes it all the more interesting to me, on several levels, some of which I will get back to. I can tell you that there is plenty of filthy behavior in…