BeschreibungSet 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 sexual identity.
PortraitBorn in Harlem in 1924, Baldwin had an early career as a teenage preacher. He lived in Paris from 1948-1956 and his first novels, the autobiographical GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN and GIOVANNI'S ROOM established him as a promising novelist and anticipated some of the themes of his later works, such as racism and sexuality. He became a prominent spokesperson for racial equality, especially during the civil rights movement. He lived in France during his last years. Baldwin died in 1987.
Untertitel: 'Penguin Modern Classics'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd (UK)
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2001
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten