The boy-love bookshelf

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The Carnivorous Lamb by Agustin Gomez-Arcos, an exiled Spanish writer whose works were banned in Spain, was originally written in French as L'Agneau Carnivore (Editions Stock, 1975), and was awarded France's Prix Hermès as the best first novel of 1975. [...]

Gomez-Arcos presents a radical vision of childhood sexuality that reveals the absurdity of the current anti-sex hysteria. Set after the Spanish Civil War, The Carnivorous Lamb tells the story of two brothers who grow up to marry their childhood sweethearts - each other. [...]

The novel is a "though experiment" with Antonio as the force that destroys society's concept of youth asexuality, and Ignacio as the reemergence of a model of humanity missing from the Western collective psyche for almost two millennia: the small child as a fully sexual being.

source: Book review 'The Boy-Love Bookshelf' by Robert Rockwood; Nambla Bulletin, Vol. 12, No. 3; April 1991