The Carnivorous Lamb

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited, Oct 19, 2010 - 400 pages
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The latest in the Little Sister's Classics series resurrecting gay and lesbian literary gems: a viciously funny, shocking yet ultimately moving 1975 novel, an allegory of Franco's Spain, about a young gay man (the self-described "carnivorous lamb") coming of age with a mother who despises him, a father who ignores him, and a brother who loves him.Author Agustin Gomez-Arcos left his native Spain for France in the 1960s to escape its censorship policies. The Carnivorous Lamb, originally written in French, won the Prix Hermes, and this, its 1984 English translation, was widely acclaimed.

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User Review  - David Myers - Goodreads

I have finished this book and enjoyed it very much. It is a lyrical novel of gay rebellion immersed within the context of the failed Republican revolution against the fascists in Spain. The author ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

Wild ride from start to finish. Really smart book though. Read it. Read full review

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