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 Toibín--

James Baldwin—Giovanni's Room

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