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Giovanni's Room free pdf James Baldwin s groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris. David is a young American expatriate who has just proposed marriage to his girlfriend, Hella. While she is away on a trip, David meets a bartender named Giovanni to whom he is drawn in spite of himself. Soon the two are spending the night in Giovanni s curtainless room, which he keeps dark to protect their privacy. But Hella s return to Paris brings the affair to a crisis, one that rapidly spirals into tragedy. Caught between his repressed desires and conventional morality, David struggles for self-knowledge during one long, dark night the night which is leading me to the most terrible morning of my life. With sharp, probing insight, "Giovanni's Room"tells an impassioned, deeply moving story that lays bare the unspoken complexities of the human heart. Introduction by ColmToibin"

About James Baldwin

JAMES BALDWIN (1924-1987) was a novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His first novel, "Go Tell It on the Mountain, " appeared in 1953 to excellent reviews, and his essay collections "Notes of a Native Son" and "The Fire Next Time" were best sellers that made him an influential figure in the growing civil rights movement. Baldwin spent much of his life in France, where he moved to escape the racism and homophobia of the United States. He died in France in 1987, a year after being made a Commander of the French Legion of Honor. COLM TOIBINis an internationally acclaimed, award-winning author. His novels include "The Master, " winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Le prix du meilleur livre etranger, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction- and "Brooklyn, " winner of the Costa Novel Award. He lives in Dublin, Ireland."

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Author : James Baldwin
Publisher : Everyman's Library
Data Published :
ISBN : 1101907746
EAN : 9781101907740
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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