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In One Person

A compelling novel of desire, secrecy, and sexual identity, In One Person is a story of unfulfilled love — tormented, funny, and affecting — and an impassioned embrace of our sexual differences. Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character, tells the tragicomic story (lasting more than half a century) of his life as a ‘sexual suspect’, a phrase first used by John Irving in 1978 — in his landmark novel of ‘terminal cases’, The World According to Garp

His most political novel since The Cider House Rules and A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving’s In One Person is a poignant tribute to Billy’s friends and lovers — a theatrical cast of characters who defy category and convention. Not least, In One Person is an intimate and unforgettable portrait of the solitariness of a bisexual man who is dedicated to making himself ‘worthwhile’

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"A brave and hugely affecting depiction of how in one life (sexual and otherwise) we contain multitudes"
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John Irving
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"This wonderful novel is an epic, moving survey of 70 years of sexual revolution" The Times "Deeply enjoyable... a comic celebration of polymorphous perversity, and of literature" Guardian "Irving has rarely written with the gorgeous poise and control he musters here" Financial Times "In One Person gives a lot. It's funny, as you would expect. It's risky in what it exposes. Tolerance, in a John Irving novel is not about anything goes; it's what happens when we face our own desires honestly, whether we act on them or not" -- Jeanette Winterson "A brave and hugely affecting depiction of how in one life (sexual and otherwise) we contain multitudes" Elle
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Seitenzahl 624, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 10.05.2012
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781448125104
Verlag Transworld
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