Lost Souls – Novel

Just completely finished this novel and making notes on it now. Another of the Vampire novels for my Uni course.

I thought I’d hate it, I mean .. From reading the prologue my initial thoughts were “Ugh, great.” However, when I started reading it I could barely put it down! Now, I’m not gunna’ overly praise this as I didn’t enjoy it THAT much – It was a very easy read and in all honesty I liked a fair few of the characters, well, maybe one or two.

Zillah was one of my favourites, just from the description of him, I think I fell in love!

Most of the content within the novel though is erm, how can I put it … Let’s say transgressive and explicit? There is a whole lot of same-sex sexual encounters and a fair amount of incestuous happenings going on; So yeah, I can’t say I enjoyed those aspects of it too much.

As I stated though, it’s an easy read and it does grip you, well, it gripped me anyway. I guess you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover .. Literally.

I guess you come to “accept” the content more-so when you do some background reading on the author, or get told a little about the author – As me and Aimee found out .. He .. She … They are a transgender – So my guess is that this novel (when he was a woman) was him exploring some of his fantasies (Maybe not being a Vampire, but gay sexual fantasies) and putting it into words … I don’t know!

I am going to say give it a read yourself because, well, it’s a fun read – There’s a fair bit of action going on and I wasn’t bored at all once. So yeah, why not give it a read.


About itsnotallrainbows

Hi. I'm a nineteen year old English Literature student at Edge Hill University and I love it. I love to read and I also enjoy writing my own stuff (mainly poetry) every now and again. I'm loving the University life and what it has brought to me - New friends, new experiences etc .. So glad I decided on coming to Edge Hill. My blog will contain random posts about things that interest me and hopefully will interest you too. Thanks for taking the time to check out my blog. - Becky.
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