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Titel: Skin Lane
Verlag: Serpent's Tail
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Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9781852429195-3
Inhaltsangabe: At 47, Mr. F's working life on London's Skin Lane is one governed by calm, precision and routine. So, when he starts to have frightening, recurring nightmares, he does his best to ignore them. The images that appear in his dream are disturbing - Mr. F can't for the life of him think where they have come from. After all, he's a perfectly ordinary middle-aged man. As London's crooked backstreets begin to swelter in the long, hot summer of 1967, Mr. F's nightmare becomes an obsession. A chance encounter adds a face to the body that nightly haunts him, and the torments of his sweat-drenched nights lead him - and the reader - deeper into a terrifying labyrinth of rage, desire and shame. Part fairy-tale, part compelling evocation of a now-lost London, Nell Bartlett's long-awaited third novel is his fiercest piece of writing yet: cruel, erotic, and tender.
Über den Autor: Born in 1958, Neil Bartlett works as an author and as a theatre and opera director. His novel Mr.Clive and Mr.Page was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award and has been translated into five European languages. Both Gay Times and the Independent recently listed him as one of Britain's fifty most significant gay cultural figures. In 2000 he was awarded on OBE for his work in the theatre, which includes productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company as well as several controversial solo performance pieces.
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