In One Person, Paperback Book

Description

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'.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780552778442

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