Chaos: A Novella and Stories
When a respected older man clings to the values and mores of the liberated 1970s, when he pursues sex relentlessly and his reputation suffers, Chaos ensues. White explores different aspects of aging, romance, and sex, inviting his readers to come with him to Florida, the Greek Isles, and Turkey — and into the chaotic gay demimonde of contemporary New York.
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Review: ChaosUser Review - Jean-Paul - Goodreads
Edmund White's collection of short stories „Chaos“ tackles the taboo topic of homosexuality and aging. As so often is the case with White, one's jaw drops at his pitiless honesty. The writing is sublimely erudite and gratifying and White's descriptive powers are as razor sharp as ever. Read full review
Review: ChaosUser Review - Brian Bixler - Goodreads
A novella and a couple of short stories. White seems to ruminate on aging and the need for companionship in this compilation. Classical music references, use of French phrases and somewhat arcane ... Read full review