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Louise Welsh (2012) The Girl on the Stairs.

(Shit. I’d a whole spiel in my head about this being the tricky second novel, after the great debut novel and international success of The Cutting Room… 734 more words

Notebook

At the beginning of December I took a trip to New York, and saw Berthold Viertel. I got home just as war was declared with Japan.

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History

Party Going with Henry: Part One

Henry Green remains the most elusive and neglected of modernist writers, even though he was among the top rank of prose stylists in English in the 20th century. 672 more words

Symbolism

DEKKOO DISPATCH 045 – ‘CHRIS & DON. A LOVE STORY'

Title – ‘Chris & Don. A Love Story

Director – Tina Mascara, Guido Santi

Release Date – 2007

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“I think about you all the time, and about times I might have been kinder and more understanding, and I make many resolutions for the future — some of which I hope I’ll keep.” 543 more words

Gay Film

New This Week - 11/17/17

Here is the essential story of a love between creative geniuses Christopher Isherwood (whose book ‘The Berlin Stories’ inspired the musical and film ‘Cabaret’) and American portrait artist Don Bachardy. 141 more words

Gay Film

Quote of the Week

One should never write down or up to people, but out of yourself.

– Christopher Isherwood

Armistead Maupin’s Logical Family

Though Armistead Maupin is several years my senior, and has devoted most of his life to writing, fiction rather than history and biography like me, there are quite a few parallels in our lives, as I discovered when reading his entertaining memoir  213 more words