A Single Man: A Novel (Picador Modern Classics)

A Single Man: A Novel (Picador Modern Classics) by Christopher Isherwood 0374533873 9780374533878
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When Christopher Isherwoods A Single Man first appeared, it shocked many with its frank, sympathetic, and moving portrayal of a gay man in maturity. Isherwoods favorite of his own novels, it now stands as a classic lyric meditation on life as an outsider.

Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines of his former life. A Single Man follows him over the course of an ordinary twenty-four hours. Behind his British reserve, tides of grief, rage, and loneliness surge--but what is revealed is a man who loves being alive despite all the everyday injustices.

Author: Christopher Isherwood

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 192

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publication Date: 2013-06-11


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