An Arrow's Flight: A Novel

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Macmillan, Sep 24, 1999 - Fiction - 384 pages
28 Reviews
The award-winning An Arrow's Flight tells the story of the Trojan War and Pyrrhus, the son of the fallen Achilles, now working as a go-go boy and hustler in the big city. Magically blending ancient headlines and modern myth, Merlis creates a fabulous new world where legendary heroes declare their endowments in personal ads and any panhandler may be a divinity in disguise. Comical, moving, startling in its audacity and range, An Arrow's Flight is a profound meditation on gay identity, straight power, and human liberation.
  

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User Review  - Bruce - Goodreads

Premise at first seems somewhat weird but as you progress it becomes absorbing. Great read! Read full review

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User Review  - Ivanya - Goodreads

Inventive, entirely different to anything else I've read and historically intriguing. I can't say that I was gripped by it, nor that the main character was easy to like, but I developed a sense of ... Read full review

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Mark Merlis is the author of An Arrow's Flight, winner of the Lambda Literary Award. He is also the author of Man About Town.

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