Nightswimmer - Joseph Olshan (2000)
ISBN 0425176614
Genre Gay Male Fiction
Publisher Berkley Trade
Publication Date 12/1/2000
Format Paperback (202 x 128 mm)
In one of the most highly acclaimed novels of the year, Joseph Olshan crafts a vivid mosaic of the intense passion and pressures of gay life in New York as two men find their all-consuming affair threatened by the cynicism of mutual friends and memories of lost love, all falling under the shadow of AIDS.

"Olshan has explored deeply the realities of the obsessiveness of love."-Robert Olen Butler

"Beautiful and bittersweet...[A] fervent story of love and loss...with universal resonance and appeal."-New York Times

"One of the boldest and most accessible stories about loneliness... since Kiss of the Spider Woman and The Crying Game..."Thom Jones

"A beautifully written story of gay love, betrayal and loss."-People

"A meditation about love...that transcends any question of gender or sexual preference."-Washington Post Book World

"Lyrical and evocative."-Boston Globe

"A fine balance of the comic and the dramatic, the lyrical and the realistic."-The Wall Street Journal"Passionate and deeply felt...[Olshan's] observations about obsession, loss and rejection are transcendent."-Kirkus Reviews

Nominated for a Lambda Award

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Cover Price $12.95
No. of Pages 240