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Resentfully, David dressed and let the cows in from the fields for milking.

Jacob, his father, had left early that morning and had given David enough tasks to keep him busy for the remainder of the day.

Jul 21, Curtis rated it it was ok Shelves: See if you don’t look transgressiosn it differently after reading the whole book.

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To ask other readers questions about Transgressionseraxtes sign up. The Globe and Mail. After the long slow build-up, the reunion and reconnection of the two men seems almost hasty in it’s tidy arrangement. All of the things you’d expect from Erastes are in Transgressions: Find Transgressions by Erastes at Biblio. The main thread with David and Jonathan was great, but there were a number of digressions that seemed unnecessary overall.

This book was very much drenched in a Dimsdale-esque cloak and verbiage, that lingered on the side of more “classic novelists. Jacob is so fed up of David that he brings in an apprentice to replace him in the forge.


I think it had too much going on, and needed to be more focused for my tastes.

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A really good paperback historical set in my favourite period – the English Civil War. His real brother had died. Despite the depth of thei I just adored this novel — it had me gripped from the very first page. He was supposed to be in the shed, milking the four cows and then cleaning the barn, but he had not even started. Dec 30, Ayanna rated it liked it Shelves: David is a very sensual–and sexual–man. There was just the right amount of sexiness for me. Wait a minute, isn’t that sacrilege?

David is introduced to man love via a soldier and suddenly gets more grip on his feelings for Jonathan and wants to explore this new side of their bond. The first half of the book is five stars and the last half is three stars, s.

One of the men, Tobias, seduces David whilst Jon is kept talking by the other man, Hal. Also, what’s wrong with a rtansgressions fetishization once in a while?

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It deserved way more attention than it got overall. Jun 05, Elisa Rolle added it. This would seem to be the foundation for a traditional romance but wait Yes people like to read intimacy, but this book combines intimacy and romanticism. He knew too, that his eyes were unusual, for his friends had remarked on them. The fluidity of the story telling can be improved if the transitions between charac First the rating: Scheherazade revealed that she told stories of beautiful women, of ugly women, of faithful women, of unfaithful ones, of clever ones, stupid ones, nobles, peasants, uncannily lucky ones and ones whose lives were filled with misfortune.


I know from her reviews of other books that Erastes has a great dislike for love-at-first-sight, or “insta-love” as she often puts it.

Unfortunately, David is lazy, vain and self-indulgent. The two heroes experience believable character growth, there are some rrastes and occasionally downright scary supporting characters, and Erastes gives just enough information about the politics and beliefs of the time to give the novel texture, while never overloading the reader.

As I have stated before, the writing is very good. That’s a LOT of separation.


It also has a very long separation of the MCs which I usually hate. I think that’s unfortunate because even though I was Team Tobias for most of the story, David and Jonathan’s relationship was a lovely thing. Transgressions by Erastes Goodreads Author.