As Meat Loves Salt
A sensational tale of obsession and murder from a wonderful writer. 'An outstanding novel, fresh and unusual [with] all the dirt, stink, rasp and flavour of the time.' Daily Telegraph 'Early in the English Civil War, a body is dredged from the pond of a Royalist estate. "As Meat Loves Salt" is... show more
A sensational tale of obsession and murder from a wonderful writer. 'An outstanding novel, fresh and unusual [with] all the dirt, stink, rasp and flavour of the time.' Daily Telegraph 'Early in the English Civil War, a body is dredged from the pond of a Royalist estate. "As Meat Loves Salt" is the testament of Jacob Cullen -- homicide and fugitive. Obsessed with the graceful Christopher Ferris, he follows him to become a London printer, a Digger and, finally, an emigrant to the New World!An electrifying erotic thriller, rich in secrets and surprises.' Independent
Publish date: February 19th 2001
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 532
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 .