As Meat Loves Salt
In the seventeenth century, the English Revolution is under way. The nation, seething with religious and political discontent, has erupted into violence and terror. Jacob Cullen and his fellow soldiers dream of rebuilding their lives when the fighting is over. But the shattering events of war... show more
In the seventeenth century, the English Revolution is under way. The nation, seething with religious and political discontent, has erupted into violence and terror. Jacob Cullen and his fellow soldiers dream of rebuilding their lives when the fighting is over. But the shattering events of war will overtake them. A darkly erotic tale of passion and obsession, As Meat Loves Salt is a gripping portrait of England beset by war. It is also a moving portrait of a man on the brink of madness. Hailed as a masterpiece, this is a first novel by a most original new voice in fiction.A Harvest Original
Publish date: 2003-01-07
Publisher: Harvest Books; 1 edition
Pages no: 565
Edition language: English
DNF @ 102 pages (of 582). Nope. Can't do it. Can't get invested in the story and don't give a crap about the MC [spoiler] , who is a murderous rapist [/spoiler] . I'm going to save myself form another 480 pages of this. Previous reading updates: August's Library Book Club Read Reading prog...
I'll likely come back to this eventually but I don't know when.Dropped at 5%.Much like Brandon Sanderson's [b:Mistborn: The Final Empire|68428|Mistborn The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)|Brandon Sanderson|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1404704874s/68428.jpg|66322], I've decided to officially drop As Me...
5 stars. This excellent book put me in mind of a Thomas Hardy novel, a sense of doom overshadowing the characters. Written in the first person, Jacob is a flawed individual who fights the voice in his head leading him to do evil. This is set at the time of the english civil war in the 1640s and is e...
Way too long, could have easily shaved off a hundred pages and not harmed the plot. From the historical perspective I enjoyed it. I thought the author did a superb job of describing the English civil war, the politics and the religious upheaval of the time. But...it just wasn't my cup of tea. Not ...
Un Otelo homosexual y un poquito más inhumano que el de Shakespeare . Al haberlo leído en inglés hubo varias partes del dialecto que se me perdían , igual me las arreglé . Interesante , lento pero igual vale la pena leerlo .