Review: Gabriel's Rapture by Sylvain Reynard

Description:Professor Gabriel Emerson has embarked on a passionate, yet clandestine affair with his former student Julia Mitchell. Sequestered on a romantic holiday in Italy, he tutors her in the sensual delights of the body and the raptures of sex. 

But when they return, their happiness is threatened by conspiring students, academic politics, and a jealous ex-lover. When Gabriel is confronted by the university administration, will he succumb to Dante’s fate? Or will he fight to keep Julia, his Beatrice, forever?

In Gabriel’s Rapture, the brilliant sequel to the wildly successful debut novel, Gabriel’s Inferno, Sylvain Reynard weaves an exquisite love story that will touch the reader’s mind, body, and soul, forever. 

My opinion: Pain and Love. In this book we  see Julia's and Gabriel's transformation. The compassionate Julia finally finds the strength to stand up for herslef in more than one occasion. We also see Gabriel's journey and how he changes through that ( a change of 360 degrees). We watch as the two lovers learning each other. Their love blooms.
I like Paul's character, he is in love with Julia but he tries to be a good friend, even though this is killing him.
 There are many people who wants them apart... Is their love strong enough? Will they be together at the end?

My favourite lines:

1)"i could drink you like champagne"he whispered
2)You're Botticelli's Venus and Beatrice.
3)When they cried out their pleasure, the pale moon smiled
4)i told you i'd go to Hell to save you. And believe me, i did.
5) This apple represents what i have become -full of hope. And love.
6) Has a man ever asked you to mmary him before?.... Then i'm glad i'm your first.
7)Marry me,be my wife,my friend,my lover and my guide.

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