Set in the contemporary Paris of American expatraites, liasons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. James Baldwin's brilliant narrative delves into the mystery of loving with a sharp, probing imagination, and he creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the heart.
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Review: Giovanni's RoomUser Review - Robert Palmer - Goodreads
This is a tragic and curious love story. David is a white all American WASP living in Paris in the 1950s,his fiancé Hella has taken a trip to Spain and David meets Giovanni ,an expatriate Italian and ... Read full review
Review: Giovanni's RoomUser Review - Ellen - Goodreads
Absolutely beautiful writing. An absolutely depressing and sad story of self loathing and confusion. Read full review