Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
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ISBN
9780141186351
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
176
Dimensions
129 x 198mm
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David, a young American in 1950s Paris, is waiting for his fiancée to return from vacation in Spain. But when he meets Giovanni, a handsome Italian barman, the two men are drawn into an intense affair. After three months David's fiancée returns, and, denying his true nature, David rejects Giovanni for a 'safe' future as a married man. His decision eventually brings tragedy.

Full of passion, regret and longing, this story of a fated love triangle has become a landmark in gay writing, but its appeal is broader. James Baldwin caused outrage as a black author writing about white homosexuals, yet for him the issues of race, sexuality and personal freedom were eternally intertwined.
ISBN:
9780141186351
Publication Date:
01 / 12 / 2004
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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