As Meat Loves Salt (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780156012263, 584pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2003
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.
Praise For As Meat Loves Salt…
PRAISE FOR AS MEAT LOVES SALT
"Absorbing and historically meticulous . . . a fat, juicy masterpiece."--The Economist
"McCann, a marvelous storyteller, does not disappoint. Forbidden sensuality is searingly described by chiaroscuro candlelight. Rich in secrets and surprises, this novel has its own fierce poetry."--The Independent (London)
"A story tense with anguish, intimacy and shame . . . it imaginatively re-creates the mentality of a society racked by war and intoxicated by radical new ideas of freedom and chance. . . . This is an intriguing and disturbing first novel which lingers in the mind."--The Times Literary Supplement