Giovanni's room / James Baldwin ; with an introduction by Colm Tóibín
- Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
- New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
- Physical Description:
- xxxi, 159 pages ; 22 cm.
- Everyman's library ; 372
- "The groundbreaking novel by one of the most important twentieth-century American writers--now in an Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics hardcover edition. Giovanni's Room is set in the Paris of the 1950s, where a young American expatriate finds himself caught between his repressed desires and conventional morality. David has just proposed marriage to his American girlfriend, but while she is away on a trip he becomes involved in a doomed affair with a bartender named Giovanni. With sharp, probing insight, James Baldwin's classic narrative delves into the mystery of love and tells an impassioned, deeply moving story that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart. Introduction by Colm Toibin"--
"A hardcover edition of James Baldwin's classic novel, with a new introduction by Colm Toibin"--
- 9781101907740 (US)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (page xix).
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