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10 thoughts on “As Meat Loves Salt

  1. says:

    1 There are three things you should know about this book before you start it 1a IT IS BRILLIANT.1b EVERYONE IN IT IS EXTREMELY FUCKED UP.1c It s gonna wear you out.2 As Meat Loves Salt is a dark, brutal, intelligent, and moving novel If you could write Caravaggio down, it would be this book Interestingly, it has a lot in common with Jarman s movie too and for reasons other than obsessive erotic fixations with beautiful blond men It is beautiful and frightening terrifying, in some p 1 There are three things you should know about this book before you start it 1a IT IS BRILLIANT.1b EVERYONE IN IT IS EXTREMELY FUCKED UP.1c It s gonna wear you out.2 As Meat Loves Salt is a dark, brutal, intelligent, and moving novel If you could write Caravaggio down, it would be this book Interestingly, it has a lot in common with Jarman s movie too and for reasons other than obsessive erotic fixations with beautiful blond men It is beautiful and frightening terrifying, in some places but captivating and startlingly erotic.3 By far the most remarkable thing about the book is the protagonist, Jacob Cullen Other people have called him a sociop...


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    O Wrath, your tang is surely the most spicy and pungent of all the Seven Deadly Sins your flavor is compelling, so exciting and satisfying it gives purpose and heat and righteousness all at once never mind the taste of ashes left in the mouth after the meal is over that is soon forgotten in the yearning to again consume the dish and recapture its flavor once .As Meat Loves Salt is many things a thrilling historical novel of the 17th century English revolution a darkly hued psychodram O Wrath, your tang is surely the most spicy and pungent of all the Seven Deadly Sins your flavor is compelling, so exciting and satisfying it gives purpose and heat and righteousness all at once never mind the taste of ashes left in the mouth after the meal is over that is soon forgotten in the yearning to again consume the dish and recapture its flavor once .As Meat Loves Salt is many things a thrilling historical novel of the 17th ...


  3. says:

    this is the kind of book worth missing a subway stop for and another book i have had for at least five years without picking up how many hidden jewels do i have buried under stupid lurid family sagas but to be relevant this is a real sink your teeth into it book, full of war and rage and betrayal and rough sex but there are some tender things in it to, like umm umm i dunno, a man who loves red tinted glass yeah but he does some raping, so. there are some rabbits but they are m this is the kind of book worth missing a subway stop for and another...


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    This book will make you absurdly happy and sad At one point, I read trembling with excitement, my heart racing and a smile stretched on my face The day before I had sworn never to read it again The thing about this book is that you will find yourself repulsed by the protagonist, you will hate him, and yet you are bound to him And throughout it all you will play the part of the good angel on his shoulder, just hoping he will make the right choices And when he does you feel happy enough to ex This ...


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    I will never, ever, ever start a book late at night again or until I forget that I said this I literally read this book straight through the night, non fricking stop This damn author has this wicked ability to warp my numb ass right back in time so that I felt like I was there watching the scenes unfold instead of simply reading the scenes.Oh and let me tell you the scenes I was watching were not of the fluffy bunny type No, they were of the Ted Bundy type Here is the most twisted revelati I will never, ever, ever start a book late at night again or until I forget that I said this I literally read this book straight through the night, non fricking stop This damn author has this wicked ability to warp my numb ass right back in time so that I felt like I was there watching the scenes unfold instead of simply reading the scenes.Oh and let me tell you the scenes I was watching were not of the fluffy bunny typ...


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    Oh my gosh it is hard to believe that this well researched story is a debut novel.The anti hero of this novel spends most of his life struggling with his inner self At the start of the novel Jacob Cullen seems a perfectly ordinary young man about to marry his sweetheart, and then wham In the next part of the novel Jacob is fighting in the English Civil War on the side of the Roundheads It is here that Jacob meets the love of his life and where we get to know him better A large muscular man, Oh my gosh it is hard to believe that this well researched story is a debut novel.The anti hero of this novel spends most of his life struggling with his inner self At the start of the novel Jacob Cullen seems a perfectly ordinary young man about to marry his sweetheart, and then wham In the next part of the novel Jacob is fighting in the English Civil War on the side of the Roundheads It is here that Jacob meets the love of his life and where we get to know him better A large muscular man, Jacob is menacing and even violent towards those who thwart him or get in his way and on the other hand he is obsessive about the one he loves At times he is completely overcome by jealousy and unable to control his passions In this manner he manages to isolate himse...


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    This is one of those books that I just fell hard and fast for there was no warming up or getting to know you period The first line is one of my favorites this yearOn the morning we dragged the pond for Patience White, I bent so far down trying to see beneath the surface that my own face peered up at me, twisted and frowning It immediately sets the gruesome scene, and is the first peek into a dark mind Maria McCann has such a gift for writing I feel like I didn t so much read this boo This is one of those books that I just fell hard and fast for there was no warming up or getting to know you period The first line is one of my favorites this yearOn the morning we dragged the pond for Patience White, I bent so far down trying to see beneath the surface that my own face peered up at me, twisted and frowning It immediately sets the gruesome scene, and is the first peek into a dark mind Maria McCann has such a gift for writing I feel like I didn t so much read this book as lived it Every sentence is so potent I just wanted to linger in this book as heartbreakin...


  8. says:

    Time for a VERY belated review I am currently reading Ace, King, Knave by Maria McCann, and unfortunately I can t help but compare it to this first of her books that I read, which I m not sure I will ever get over I wish I had been a Goodreads member when I read it, so that I would have had a reason to write down my thoughts on paper I remember it bei...


  9. says:

    Ah yes, tortured gay romance Exceedingly tortured gay romance Is there any other kind he asks, tongue firmly in cheek Actually, this was much better than that piece of tortured fluff Call Me by Your Name For one thing, there s no masturbation with a ripe peach scene Other than the sheer cheesiness of that, if you ve ever held a squishy ripe peach in your hand, you ll know that the end result of that will be smeary peach pulp and not two neat halves that can be assembled back together lik Ah yes, tortured gay romance Exceedingly tortured gay romance Is there any other kind he asks, tongue firmly in cheek Actually, this was much better than that piece of tortured f...


  10. says:

    Finishing this book broke my heart I honestly did not want it to end and when it did I cried Maria McCann has written the most beautifully historically accurate story about two soldiers in Oliver Cromwell s army who quite unexpectedly fall in love The story is at times savage and grisly in war and tender and heartbreaking at times London in the 17th century was not a civilized place McCann is a professor of history at Sommerset College in England and you get the full benefit of ther knowled Finishing this book broke my heart I honestly did not want it to end and when it did I cried Maria McCann has written the most beautifully historically accurate story about two soldiers in Oliver Cromwell s army who quite unexpectedly fall in love The story is at times savage and grisly in war and tender and heartbreaking at times London in the 17th century was not a civilized place McCann ...


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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 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 Novel By A Most Original New Voice In Fiction A Harvest Original