Giovanni's Room

Giovanni's Room James Baldwin

Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, this title presents a story of a fated love triangle that explores the conflicts between desire, conventional morality and sexual identity.

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.

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Specificaties

ISBN
9780141186351
Uitgever
Penguin Books Ltd
Druk
1e
Datum
01-10-2001
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
176 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback
Genre
Engelstalige literatuur

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