By Christopher Isherwood
The author's favourite of his personal novels, now again in print!
When A unmarried guy used to be initially released, it surprised many via its frank, sympathetic, and relocating portrayal of a homosexual guy in midlife. George, the protagonist, is adjusting to existence on his personal after the surprising dying of his companion, and determines to persist within the exercises of his everyday life; the process A unmarried guy spans twenty-four hours in a regular day. An Englishman and a professor dwelling in suburban Southern California, he's an interloper in each manner, and his inner reflections and interactions with others display a guy who loves being alive regardless of daily injustices and loneliness. Wry, without notice manic, always humorous, strangely unhappy, this novel catches the feel of lifestyles itself.
"A testimony to Isherwood's undiminished brilliance as a novelist." Anthony Burgess
"An totally devastating, unnerving, significant book." Stephen Spender
"Just as his Prater Violet is the easiest novel i do know in regards to the videos, Isherwood's A unmarried guy, released in 1964, is without doubt one of the first and top novels of the fashionable homosexual liberation movement." Edmund White
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