In youth is pleasure

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Oxford University Press, 1945 - Fiction - 154 pages
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Ending in madness is the perfect ending. - Goodreads
A non-traditional plot structure, but whatever. - Goodreads
If you're a writer, reading Welch will help you. - Goodreads
He also did Vogue food illustrations in 1930ish - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kristofer - Goodreads

Second book I read based on influential books listed by John Waters in his wonderful Role Models. Sensual, hyper-detailed documentary-style narratives reminded me of Proust. Loved the unstable ... Read full review

Review: In Youth is Pleasure & I Left My Grandfather's House

User Review  - Andy Bird - Goodreads

An incredible two part meditation on queer youth in the south of England. A novel about a young boy on summer holiday with his family & an entry from Denton Welch's journal as a young man. Superb description and guarded gay longing ALL OVER THE PLACE. loved it. Read full review


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