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John Rechy: After the Blue Hour

John Rechy: After the Blue Hour

USA 2018, 212 pp., brochure, € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Grove Press
Gay author John Rechy´s most daring work so far, »After the Blue Hour« is narrated by a 24-year-old writer named John Rechy. Fleeing a turbulent life in Los Angeles, he accepts an invitation to a private island from an admirer of his work. There, he joins Paul, his imposing host in his late 30s, his beautiful mistress, and his precocious ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: City of Night

John Rechy: City of Night

UK 2009, 384 pp., pb., € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Grove Press
When John Rechy’s explosive first novel appeared in 1963, it marked a radical departure in fiction, and gave voice to a subculture that had never before been revealed with such acuity. It earned comparisons to Genet and Kerouac, even as Rechy was personally attacked by scandalized reviewers. Nevertheless, the book became an international bestseller, and fifty years later (2013), it ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: About My Life and the Kept Woman

John Rechy: About My Life and the Kept Woman

USA 2009, 356 pp., brochure, € 12.99
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Novelist John Rechy probes his nascent self-identity as a Mexican-American and a homosexual. Growing up during the Depression in El Paso, Texas, the youngest son of a Mexican woman who spoke no English and a Scottish musician father, Rechy recalls his early fascination with beauty. Moreover, amid a society that excoriated Mexicans, young Rechy grew into a beautiful, fair-skinned young ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: About My Life and the Kept Woman

John Rechy: About My Life and the Kept Woman

A Memoir. USA 2008, 357 pp., cloth, € 20.49
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Novelist John Rechy probes his nascent self-identity as a Mexican-American and a homosexual. Growing up during the Depression in El Paso, Texas, the youngest son of a Mexican woman who spoke no English and a Scottish musician father, Rechy recalls his early fascination with beauty. Moreover, amid a society that excoriated Mexicans, young Rechy grew into a beautiful, fair-skinned young ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens

John Rechy: The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens

USA 2004, 324 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Publishers Group West
Modeled on the classic 18th-century picaresques like Fielding’s »The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling« and Defoe’s »Moll Flanders«, »The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens« is the modern-day bildungsroman of a prodigiously attractive young Texan named Lyle Clemens. Lyle is kind of a holy fool who, like Chance in »Being There«, illuminates the actions, motivations, and prejudices of others ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: Beneath the Skin

John Rechy: Beneath the Skin

USA 2004, 305 pp., brochure, € 17.49
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
A boost in Rechy's literary visibility following the 2002 biography »Outlaw« makes the time ripe for this career-spanning collection of essays. The anthology organizes its pieces generally by decade with occasional afterthoughts. One of the goals is to demonstrate Rechy's versatility beyond the homosexual themes (from AIDS to homosexuality in film) that made him famous. The anthology includes a reportage ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: The Coming of the Night

John Rechy: The Coming of the Night

USA 2000, 256 pp., brochure, € 12.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Publishers Group West
John Rechy's novel »The Coming of the Night« is a return to the themes and scenes of his classic, best-selling »City of Night« and a bittersweet memorial to a lost world - gay Los Angeles in the moment before AIDS. It is 1981, a summer night, and an unscripted ritual is about to take place. Young, beautiful Jesse is celebrating ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: Rushes

John Rechy: Rushes

USA 1997, 224 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Publishers Group West
Once again, John Rechy takes us to an unexplored part of the post-Stonewall pre-AIDS gay underworld of New York City in »Rushes, his first book following the controversial bestseller, »The Sexual Outlaw«. The story develops during a single evening and is set in a »leather and Western« bar located near the decaying and deserted waterfront of the Big Apple. This ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: Numbers

John Rechy: Numbers

USA 1984, 256 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Publishers Group West
Johnny Rio, a handsome narcissist but no longer a pretty boy, travels to Los Angeles, the site of past sexual conquest and remembered youthful radiance, in a frenzied attempt to recreate his younger self. Johnny has ten precious days to draw the »numbers«, the men who will confirm his desirability, and with the hungry focus of a man on borrowed ... Weiterlesen

John Rechy: Bodies and Souls

John Rechy: Bodies and Souls

USA 1983, 421 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Grove Press
In »Bodies and Souls«, Rechy paints a portrait of modern Los Angeles, »the most spiritual and physical of cities«, where we meet characters like Amber, a female porn superstar; Manny Gomez, a Chicano caught up in the punk-rock scene; and Dave Clinton, an aging male stripper. Epic in scope and vision, »Bodies and Souls« is classic Rechy.

John Rechy: Nacht in der Stadt

John Rechy: Nacht in der Stadt

Dt. v. Kai Molvig. D 1986, 498 S., Pb, € 9.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Ein junger Mann auf der Suche nach sich selbst. Eigentlich ist er auf der Suche nach nie gekannter Liebe und Geborgenheit. Stattdessen findet er flüchtige Bekanntschaften, Sex und schnelles Geld. Auf seiner Odyssee durch die Großstädte kann er deren schnellen Verlockungen nicht widerstehen. Es drängt ihn von Stadt zu Stadt, von Bar zu Bar, von einem Erlebnis zum nächsten. ... Weiterlesen

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