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Giovanni's Room (Penguin Great Loves) Paperback – 2 Aug 2007

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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics (2 Aug. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141032944
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141032948
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 0.9 x 18.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 98 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,070 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend's return to Paris destroys everything. Unable to admit to the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened - while Giovanni's life descends into tragedy. United by the theme of love, the writings in the Great Loves series span over two thousand years and vastly different worlds. Readers will be introduced to love's endlessly fascinating possibilities and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, gay love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, not to mention lost love, twisted and obsessional love...

About the Author

Born in Harlem in 1924, James Baldwin was a novelist, essayist, play­wright, poet, social critic, and the author of more than twenty books. His first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, appeared in 1953 to excellent reviews, and his essay col­lection The Fire Next Time was a bestseller that made him an influential figure in the civil rights movement. Baldwin spent many years in France, where he moved to escape the racism and homophobia of the United States. He died in 1987.


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