By Dev Bentham
It takes a distinct form of individual to paintings in Antarctica. Max Conway, an ex-Navy Seal, loves operating on the backside of the realm. like several different diver, he's difficult and difficult ingesting. part the 12 months he's caught within the States touring the industrial dive circuit and hitting homosexual bars each evening. the opposite six months he's lead safeguard diver at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, reveling within the chilly blue Antarctic Sea. the one problem to existence means down lower than is that Max sounds like he has to tuck his libido into garage whereas he's on station, stashing all these unfastened condoms to be used again up north. that's until eventually Andre Dubois, a stunning French scientist, shakes up his international. not just is Andre out and proud, he's sober because the day is lengthy. And the times are lengthy in the course of an Antarctic summer season. Max needs to choose from his cozy under the influence of alcohol closet and a lifestyles within the solar with Andre.
This is a rerelease of a narrative formerly released by means of unfastened identity in 2012.
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The horses are coming on to the track,’ announced the loudspeakers. The jockeys, already in the saddle for the warm-up, were making the horses stride to test the going. Ninfa looked like a white princess in the midst of the black horses. Marano fastened the crop to his wrist and pressed his cap low on his forehead. Lario caught the smell of a female and shook his head. Then Verdi and Magione passed, followed by Augusta and Redipuglia. Bringing up the rear was Monte Allegro; the black horse held his head high, his teeth bared, and Cabras, the Sardinian jockey, had trouble keeping him under control, and kept on talking to him and stroking him without any great success.
Pierre exploded. ‘Shut up! What do you know about it? What the fuck are you always on about? Always judging, always banging on. So I like pussy, so what? I like dancing and I’m good at it and 100itext 9/3/05 7:17 am 54 PART ONE Page 45 45 everyone admires me, you know? They look at me. And isn’t there some satisfaction in that as well? But take a look at yourself, always behind the bar, always pissed off. ’ ‘The bar is our bread and butter, fine, and if you don’t feel like working, then you can bugger off.
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August Ice (2nd Edition) by Dev Bentham