Allan Stein

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Pgw, Jan 1, 2000 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Comic, erotic, and richly imagined, Allan Stein follows the journey of a compromised young teacher to Paris to uncover the sad history of Gertrude Stein's troubled nephew Allan. Having been fired from his job because of a sex scandal involving a student, the teacher travels to Paris under an assumed name -- that of his best friend, Herbert. In Paris, "Herbert" becomes enchanted by Stephane, a fifteen-year-old boy. As he unravels the gilded but sad childhood of Allan Stein, "Herbert" is haunted by memories of his own boyhood, particularly his odd, flamboyant mother. Moving from the late twentieth century back to the 1900s, effortlessly blending fact and fiction, Allan Stein is a charged exploration of eroticism, obsession, and identity.

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Allan Stein is one of the most profoundly difficult novels to approach as a reader or reviewer. The primary theme, that a gay man in early middle-age who is a teacher is attracted to boys in their mid ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

Stadler does an incredible job in creating vivid imagery and utilizing language to create some of the most beautiful language I've ever come across. However, I felt that the narrative was very taxing ... Read full review

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Matthew Stadler is the author of four novels, including Landscape: Memory, The Sex Offender, and Allan Stein. He lectures widely on the history of cities, ... tabletalk.php

About the author (2000)

Matthew Stadler is the author of four novels, Landscape: Memory, The Dissolution of Nicholas Dee, The Sex Offender, and Allan Stein. He writes for The Stranger, Spin, The Portland Mercury, and Frieze Magazine. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writers Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Hinda Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his work. He is the Lliterary Editor of Nest.

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