Earthly powers

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Simon and Schuster, 1980 - Fiction - 607 pages
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An exploration of the very essence of power centers on two men who represent different types of earthly power--one an eminent novelist and well-known homosexual, the other a man of God who rises through the Vatican hierarchy

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User Review  - Rob Walter - Goodreads

In a way this book serves as an indictment of the last thirty years of gay literature. If a story could be published in 1980 featuring a man who was openly gay from World War One right through the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kyla Crowley - Goodreads

Can we get back to the Ultraviolence? I got to page 200 before I dropped out of the class I was reading this for just because I could not bring myself to finish it. Read full review

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W. W. Norton publishes several of Anthony Burgess's works, including "A Clockwork Orange", "The Doctor is Sick", "Honey for the Bears", "The Long Day Wanes", "Nothing Like the Sun", "The Wanting Seed", and "Re Joyce".

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