Fool's Errand

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Alyson Books, 1999 - Fiction - 486 pages
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What if you suddenly discovered the man of your dreams...only to fall asleep? For Patrick Beaton, it means casting off on a quest for the elusive Scottish Prince who spoke a few words to him and disappeared into the mists of a dream. Reminiscent of Armistead Maupin's 'Tales of the City', Louis Bayard's debut novel is a sparkling romantic comedy, where plots take hairpin bends, disorder reigns and love triumphs - though in an unexpected way.

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User Review  - taffygold123 - LibraryThing

I found the book kind of tedious and almost stopped reading it about halfway. Instead I cheated and read the end, which didn't make plodding through it any easier. The main character, Patrick Beaton ... Read full review

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User Review  - decembercrat - LibraryThing

I really enjoy this book in spite of its cutesy cover art, so much so that I'm reading it for a third time. The protagonist is very accessible, very everyday -- a gay male character I identify with as a gay male. I wish I could find more books with characters like him. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

A writer, book reviewer, and the author of Mr. Timothy and The Pale Blue Eye, Louis Bayard has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, and Salon.com, among other media outlets. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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