Guilty

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Insomniac Press, Nov 8, 2009 - Fiction - 157 pages
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Cassidy is dead and Jack is guilty, that's for sure. But of what, exactly, we're not certain. Guilty is a first novel, but more importantly, it is an outrageous, hilarious, tangentially revealed story of guilt, sex, fame, God, murder, danger, suspicion, love and hate. Jack and Cassidy had great sex. In fact, Cassidy may have been Jack's ideal sex partner, which is of great importance when your life revolves around sex. But then Cassidy would do things to drive Jack mad, which certainly could be a motive for murder. Also, Jack is a big man, which gives him the physical means to overpower Cassidy. And they were together on the night that Cassidy was killed, which provided the opportunity. Then there's the fact that Jack has dreamed of killing Cassidy and is not feeling too surprised or even too terrible about his death. But did he do it?

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About the author (2009)

Sky Gilbert is an outspoken gay activist. A writer, director and drag queen extraordinaire, Gilbert was the artistic director of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (North America's largest gay and lesbian theatre) in Toronto for 18 years. Since leaving in 1997, he has published four novels, two books of poetry, four plays, and a memoir. Recently, he received both The Margo Bindhardt Award from the Toronto Arts Foundation and the ReLit Award for his fourth novel, "An English Gentleman". Gilbert holds the University Research Chair in Creative Writing and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.

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