Considered an 'audacious' second novel, GIOVANNI'S ROOM is set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence. This now-classic story of a fated love triangle explores, with uncompromising clarity, the conflicts between desire, conventional morality and sexual identity.
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Review: Giovanni's RoomUser Review - Vonia - Goodreads
Wow. I cannot believe it took me this long to choose this book to read. Not only is the story great (A love triangle between a gay man, his lover, &his mistress), but Baldwin's prose is truly ... Read full review
Review: Giovanni's RoomUser Review - Jane Mackie - Goodreads
A guy who describes heterosexual sex this way: “then, deep within, I felt her moving, rushing to open the gates of her strong, walled city and let the king of glory come in,” probably should not be ... Read full review