Allan Stein - Matthew Stadler (1999)
ISBN 0802136621
Genre Gay Male Fiction
Publisher Grove Press
Publication Date 12/6/1999
Format Paperback (184 x 127 mm)
Plot
Comic, erotic, and richly imagined, Allan Stein follows the journey of a compromised young teacher to Paris to uncover the sad history of Gertrude Stein's troubled nephew Allan. Having been fired from his job because of a sex scandal involving a student, the teacher travels to Paris under an assumed name - that of his best friend, Herbert. In Paris, "Herbert" becomes enchanted by Stephane, a fifteen-year-old boy. As he unravels the gilded but sad childhood of Allan Stein, "Herbert" is haunted by memories of his own boyhood, particularly his odd, flamboyant mother. Moving from the late twentieth century back to the 1900s, effortlessly blending fact and fiction, Allan Stein is a charged exploration of eroticism, obsession, and identity.
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Collection Status In Collection
Index 1021
Rating 0
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Product Details
Cover Price $12.00
No. of Pages 272