The writing style even adds to historical flavor of the novel.
I've read this book a few times now, and even though I (obviously) know what happens, I still find myself in tears at the end.
I hoped that Jacob's paranoid schizophrenic violent nature would be "cured" by his love for Christopher Ferris, his lover.
Not so much. Couldn't finish this book, because it was too intensely...intense.Published 29 days ago by Lori Holdread
If you loved the "Outlander" books, you will love this.
I couldn't put it down and was sad when it was over.
Fast delivery, good quality and good price. It was everything I was looking for, the product met all my expectations.Published 6 months ago by Maria E Azagra
One of the best first novels I've read and one of the best novels I've read in years. Great character development and lushly written.Published 10 months ago by Susan
A brutal masterpiece. It pulls no punches. This one hits and resonates. This should have been a much bigger hit in the U.S. Read morePublished 11 months ago by S. Needham
One of the most thrilling, mesmerizing and beautiful stories I have read. The build up to Ferris & Jacob's affair was captivating and addictive and the pain, love and wickedness... Read morePublished 15 months ago by V Heartstring (Atlas Deen)
Period piece, war, love, sex, murder, and demented characters; all the components I love in books. The writing style was really good I thought. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Nazareth
I was listening to a short NPR interview (I don't remember the name of the person being interviewed). Their favorite book, which impacted their life, was As Meat Loves Salt. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kfarver
All of the people in this book were hate-able. Not unlikable, hate-able. By the end, not a single one of the primary characters had a redeeming characteristic that made me want to... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Liz A-O