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He tries to find oblivion in sex.

This story takes place between WW1 and WW2. Chevalier Posted on April 4, by Erastes.

Once a promising young medical student, Michael buried his dreams alongside the broken bodies of the men he could not save. Before the war he was studying in Dublin for a degree in medicine, but joined up as an ambulance driver and intern shortly after war was declared in Britain. It sounded very boring and ordinary, but I loved it.

May 10, Lilia Ford rated it it was amazing Shelves: Although this theme is sombre and has a tone of gravity that such a subject deserves, it wasn’t heavy handed or maudlin because the focus of the story is very much on recovery.

It’s a story of healing of getting to know each other. Not just the main heroes, but how the effects of loss trickle through to other characters too.

Bonds of Earth, by G.N. Chevalier « Gerry B’s Book Reviews

I was also fascinated by the period post WWI and the sense that the ol 4. The somewhat bleak black and white cover of this book caught my eye when it was released so I was delighted to be asked to review it. Paddy, a gardener, had trained a younger Michael all the tricks of the trade and aerth takes him to a small village outside the city to do menial gardening bonsd for the very same John Seward mentioned above.


But in the remainder, minor annoyances became even more irritating with repetition. I highly recommend Bonds of Earth by G.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! All gruff and bark and sharp corners. It dealt with some heavy stuff, but there were lighter times as the story progressed. The way that the author deals with both Michael and Jon’s PTSD was subtle and excellent; the way that they came to love each other was slow and never felt forced.

Review: Bonds of Earth by G.N. Chevalier | CSI: Librarian

Oh, dear reader do bondw walk, but instead run to purchase this book. I have nothing against John and Michael having good sex, and of course that is part of the joy of this book—their discovery of love in physical union, and the emotional possibilities of a queer life. Account Options Sign in. I particularly loved the parts and the flashbacks.

The extra chapters showed not everything is smooth but that the strength and love are there for things to be good, it’s what makes me champion them as a couple. Open Preview See a Problem? Michael McCready lives in two worlds. My library Help Advanced Book Search. But when he finally breaks through and takes matters into his own hands, forces John to take his help, the results are amazing.


Bonds of Earth

Like Michael, due to the war, John no longer cares for himself, and it shows. I would highly recommend this book to all mm fans out there: Not that I mind leering hunks, mind you, it’s just that I’m awfully tired of them. Davis liked it too. Michael McCready is a Bowery-born Irishman, recently returned from a gnc.hevalier stint in the trenches of Bonsd.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Sure it’s about two WWI veterans; and there’s some PTSD, some medicine, some male prostitution, a bit of gardening; but ultimately, I didn’t even care. God, this book was just so good. If you have other sites you wish to suggest, contact me at gerrybbooks02 gamail. On the whole, a fairly decent period romance that never quite overcame its shortcomings.

Once a promising young medical student, Bondss buried his dreams alongside the broken bodies of the men he could not save.

The only reason I did not give this a fifth vonds is because of the ending and this is spoilerish, so stop if it bothers you. But the book ends in and I can’t help wondering how Michael and John are going to cope with WW2!

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