Jack Holmes and His Friend

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A&C Black, Jan 5, 2012 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Jack Holmes is in love. Sadly for him, his feelings are not returned, at least not in the way he would like them to be. It doesn't look as if there will ever be anyone else he falls for: the other men he takes to bed never stay for long.
 

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User Review  - yooperprof - LibraryThing

This book was given to me so I'm glad I didn't spend any money on it. It's my first Edmund White novel and makes me disinclined to read another. The novel depicts a friendship between two American men ... Read full review

JACK HOLMES AND HIS FRIEND

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Top-flight novelist White (City Boy, 2009, etc.) returns with a bittersweet story of the love that dared not speak its name until about the winter of 1963. The chronology is a little fuzzy, but the ... Read full review

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An esteemed novelist and cultural critic, Edmund White is the author of many books including the autobiographical A Boy's Own Story; The Flâneur; a biography of the poet Arthur Rimbaud; Hotel de Dream, a novel; and two memoirs My Lives and City Boy. Edmund White lives in New York City and teaches writing at Princeton University. He is an Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and a recipient of the Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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