The city and the pillar

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André Deutsch, 1994 - Fiction - 186 pages
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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Not one of my favorites by Vidal, and can [today] seem rather outdated, but is still important as the groundbreaking first novel featuring "masculine" homosexuals. This is the book that effectively got Vidal blacklisted for several years. Read full review

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User Review  - lycomayflower - LibraryThing

I'm honestly not entirely sure what I thought of this story of a young man navigating the homosexual subculture of New York and Hollywood in the forties. I didn't care much for the style, though Vidal ... Read full review

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Gore Vidal is the author of twenty-two novels, five plays, many screenplays and short stories, more than two hundred essays, and a memoir. Two of his American chronicle novels, Lincoln and 1876, were the subject of cover stories in Time and Newsweek, respectively. In 1993, a collection of his criticism, United States: Essays 1952-1992, won the National Book Award. He divides his time between Ravello, Italy, and Los Angeles.

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