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Giovanni's Room (Penguin Modern Classics)

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One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World'
Baldwin's ground-breaking second novel, which established him as one of the great American writers of his time
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, he rejects Giovanni for a 'safe' future as a married man. His decision eventually brings tragedy.
Filled with passion, regret and longing, this story of a fated love triangle has become a landmark of gay writing. 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.
'Exquisite... a feat of fire-breathing, imaginative daring' Guardian
'Excruciating beauty' San Francisco Chronicle

'Audacious... remarkable... elegant and courageous' Caryl Phillips
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780141186351
ISBN-10: 0141186356
Pagini: 176
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 10 mm
Greutate: 0.14 kg
Editura: Penguin Books
Colecția Penguin Classics
Seria Penguin Modern Classics

Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Born in Harlem in 1924, Baldwin had an early career as a teenage preacher. He lived in Paris from 1948-1956 and his first novels, the autobiographical GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN and GIOVANNI'S ROOM established him as a promising novelist and anticipated some of the themes of his later works, such as racism and sexuality. He became a prominent spokesperson for racial equality, especially during the civil rights movement. He lived in France during his last years. Baldwin died in 1987.

Recenzii

If Van Gogh was our 19th-century artist-saint, James Baldwin is our 20th-century one
Baldwin writes of these matters with unusual candour and yet with such dignity and intensity
Audacious... remarkable... elegant and courageous
Baldwin, in this novel, made clear that he could work wonders with the light and shade of intimacy
Startling... This is Mr. Baldwin's subject, the rareness and difficulty of love