Giovanni's Room

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Dell, 1988 - Fiction - 224 pages
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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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This is my first time reading anything by James Baldwin, and I intend on reading more after my experience with this book; well written. The French threw me off a little while reading and I just ... Read full review

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James Baldwin's closet romance is so good that you find yourself pitying the authors of straight romances. There's so much less drama available! There's this whole stratum of pain available to those ... Read full review

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James Baldwin was the author of Go Tell It on the Mountain and The Fire Next Time, among other books.

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