Synopses & Reviews
Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.
Baldwin delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving and passionate story that reveals the unspoken complexities of the heart.
About the Author
James Baldwin was the author of Go Tell It on the Mountain
and The Fire Next Time
, among other books.
From the Hardcover edition.