Seven Sweet Things

Seven Sweet Things Last Night, When My Love Went Back To His Girlfriend And I Forgot How Much He Loves Me And That I Still Love Him, I Comforted Myself With The Making Of A Rum Glazed Chocolate And Coconut Cake So Begins Seven Sweet Things, Shaun Levin S Brief, Sumptuous, And Deeply Personal Tale Of Love And Appetite The Narrator And His Lover, Martin, Are Two South Africans In London An Affair That Begins In An Internet Chatroom Takes Them Further Into Love Than Either Imagined Disturbingly Honest And Intensely Erotic, Seven Sweet Things Is As Much An Exploration Of Love As It Is The Lovers Exploration Of The City Eking Out A Living By Selling Cakes And Desserts, The Narrator Loves Reading Plato, Sitting On Park Benches, And Feeding His Beloved Each Meeting Between Them Is Framed By The Making, Or The Promise Of A Sweet Thing The Landscape Shifts From Hidden Archaeological Mysteries In London To A Fantastical Stay In An Old House In Yorkshire, And From Clissold Park In North London To Roslyn Glen In Scotland, Where The Narrator Gets Invited To Prepare Extravagant Desserts For An Aristocratic Family Shaun Levin S First Novella Is An Unforgettable Portrayal Of A Relationship Between Two Men, And Of A Desire For Integrity That Slowly Tears Them Apart Seven Sweet Things Is A Reminder That Each Time We Fall In Love We Re Invent Our Codes, Our Values, And Our Sources Of Inspiration. An illicit affair accompanied by sweet things, this is probably a classic of love Told in first point of view by the author himself, it s the story of Shaun who is having a clandestine relationship with Martin the underground shade is all from Martin s side, he is the one with a girlfriend at home waiting for him, while instead all Shaun s friends seem to know about Martin And so at the beginning I felt like Shaun was the one to sympathize to, the one who is left alone after love and sex, whi An illicit affair accompanied by sweet things, this is probably a classic of love Told in first point of view by the author himself, it s the story of Shaun who is having a clandestine relationship with Martin the underground shade is all from Martin s side, he is the one with a girlfriend at home waiting for him, while instead all Shaun s friends seem to know about Martin And so at the beginning I felt like Shaun was the one to sympathize to, the one who is left alone after love and sex, while Martin go back home to his fianc Shaun who consoles himself baking cake for his lover, and then ends to eat them alone It s strange since, playing the role of the clandestine lover, Shaun is not at the same time the submissive, butthe caretaker usually the one with a parallel life is also the
4.5 Although I love intricate, complex works of fiction, sometimes the simplest prose is the most memorable In Seven Sweet Things, author Shaun Levin has delivered a beautifully written, deliciously addictive story of love, loss, and compromise mixed with mouth watering recipes To say I loved reading this novella is an understatement Not only did I enjoy the prose, but I read it again the next day It has an ethereal, flowing quality that reads almost like poetry with its subtle and not so su 4.5 Although I love intricate, complex works of fiction, sometimes the simplest prose is the most memorable In Seven Sweet Things, author Shaun Levin has delivered a beautifully written, deliciously addictive story of love, loss, and compromise mixed with mouth watering recipes To say I loved reading this novella is an understatement Not only did I enjoy the prose, but I read it again the next day It has an ethereal, flowing quality that reads almost like poetry with its subtle and not so subtle metaphors and allusions but the prose choices themselves lend a gorgeous quality that makes reading this story simply delightful It s over too quickly but at least the accompanying recipes will provide tangible reminders.The story is about two men that meet in a chat room then begin an affair The narrator has a passion for making and selling delicious pastries These range from cookies to
i went in to this with really high hopes and mostly hoping to find something that made me feel like i did when i read giovanni s room but it just wasnt for me i found it to be overwritten and difficult to follow. Quite eye opening in parts.

Reading ➿ Seven Sweet Things  Author Shaun Levin – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 144 pages
  • Seven Sweet Things
  • Shaun Levin
  • English
  • 06 April 2017
  • 0954379632