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At the age of 16, after having been knocked about for far too long, Michael escapes to the back alleyways of the Bowery and pleasures men gn.cyevalier money. The Backlot Gay B His experiences during the war have made him, he feels, a hollow shell.
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View all 4 comments. He and John find their battle of wills turning into something stronger, but fear may keep them from finding hope and healing in each other Review: However the story is not as simple as that.
It sounded very boring and ordinary, but I loved it. Michael, the narrator, just took me along for the ride, and I saw his world through his eyes and shared his thoughts on the things he encountered. This book had a very good effect on me and normally I find it hard to love a bg mm romance book.
It helps that she doesn’t overplay it: Jan 24, Jenre rated it it was amazing Shelves: With a year of medical school under his belt, he has given up the dream after seeing all of the terror and death from his fellow bknds.
So much life, and healing touched each 4. Email required Address never made public.
The views expressed herein are my own and may not reflect the views of others. He finds himself working as a gardener on an estate, and discovers the reclusive young man who inhabits it was also put through the ringer, both physically and mentally. It’s the little details, both in voice and narrative, that I truly believed the book’s portrait of what it would be like to be gay in this period, and also, even more miraculously, what it would be like to be a post-WWI vet.
Dec 27, Meep rated it it was amazing Recommended to Meep by: This is a time when to love a man held far more risks than it does today. We are now approaching 30, visitors, and your continued visits will get us there.
Not that I mind leering hunks, mind you, it’s just that I’m awfully tired of them. Uber-gorgeous Michael is a former brilliant medical student; now he works as a se This story takes place between WW1 and WW2.
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As Bh points out to Michael towards the end of the book, these two men are much more similar than what they’d appear at first: It’s a story of healing of getting to know each other.
May 10, Lilia Ford rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 5 rarth. Her story is full of vivid imagery. I could almost feel the chill in the ground as Michael tends the garden, and see the lost look on the faces of the young soldiers in their hospital wards. The hypnotically slow speed of the story suddenly jerks forward in a whirlwind of honds that seemed a bit artificial and didn’t convince me entirely.
Their relationship is written with the right pace Not just the main heroes, but how the effects of loss trickle through to other characters too. And I will definitely be on the look-out for more books from G.
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Michael and John are earty without being mawkish — in fact John is a bit of a handful. Despite its unevenness, I highly recommend it.
I particularly loved the parts and the flashbacks.