Spanning fifty years, In One Person is an breathtaking
examination of sexual identity
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 .
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'.
Seiten: 621 S. Erscheinungsjahr: 2013 Ausführung: Taschenbuch (kartoniert)