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Giovanni's room

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2001.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considered an 'audacious' second novel, GIOVANNI'S ROOM is set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence. This now-classic story of a fated love triangle explores, with uncompromising clarity, the conflicts between desire, conventional morality and sexual identity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Baldwin
ISBN: 9780141903989 0141903988
OCLC Number: 708399274
Notes: First published in Great Britain by Michael Joseph 1957. Reprinted with a new introduction in Penguin Classics 2001
Description: 1 online resource
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: James Baldwin ; with an introduction by Caryl Phillips.

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Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, this title presents a story of a fated love triangle that explores the conflicts between desire, conventional morality and  Read more...

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If Van Gogh was our 19th-century artist-saint, James Baldwin is our 20th-century one -- Michael Ondaatje Baldwin writes of these matters with unusual candour and yet with such dignity and intensity * Read more...

 
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