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Fragile Bones

3.62  ·  Rating details ·  13 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Descend into darkness...

Abandoned on the streets as a youth, Nathan endures with quiet stoicism all the horrors that the back alleys bring. On a night much like any other, he is picked up by a mysterious stranger and brought into a whole new world where he could learn to live again.

A destiny far greater than he could've ever imagined awaits. But first, Nathan must relive a
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Paperback, 210 pages
Published October 4th 2011 by CreateSpace
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Chris Smith
Apr 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
While admittedly not my preferred genre, Fragile Bones is an enthralling - and at times disturbing - descent into darkness while also examining what is required to leave it. FB is a raw and challenging work (not least because it contains rather a fair amount of gay erotica) that doesn't shy away from the topics it is trying to tackle nor does the author take the easy way out and allow the work to devolve into an endless description of sexual acts. The writing remains taut and manages to convey b ...more
Sophie Duncan
Jan 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Lovers of dark, surreal fantasy
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K.M. Frontain
Dec 09, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Fragile Bones, though listed under general gay fiction, is not what I would call gay fiction. This is a story of human nature set in a creation-hell mythos, a story of the darkest sorts of human nature, and in one very important aspect, that two men undergo this dark journey together makes sense and is perfect for the story. In Fragile Bones, men have hurt men. Sure, a woman may have been responsible for abandoning the protagonist, Nathan, when he was a child, but ultimately, men are doing the h ...more
Betryal
Dec 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: young-adult
A little freakish, haunting, but fantastic and more of a story than even I had expected it to be.
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