The author of the highly acclaimed "In the Drink" pens a smart and sexy exploration of New York and its quirky customs as seen through the eyes of a ...Show synopsisThe author of the highly acclaimed "In the Drink" pens a smart and sexy exploration of New York and its quirky customs as seen through the eyes of a disillusioned, yet secretly hopeful, gay man.Hide synopsis
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Kate Christensen's 'Jeremy Thrane' is crisp, fresh, full of beautiful metaphors and right on the money when depicting the lives and loves of gay men.
It's amazing that (I'm assuming) a straight woman could write so eloquently from a gay man's point of view. As a gay man I found myself laughing aloud at certian situations, identifying wholeheartedly with a lot of Jeremy's viewpoints and gasping at the incredible similarities of Jeremy's friends to some of my own.
I lent a friend my copy when she took a trip to New York City and not only did she love it and was amazed at how right on Christensen is during the Jewish family scene (my friend is Jewish) but also she had the pleasure of meeting an aquaintance of Christensen's at an editors convention who essentially sang the same praises for her novel as I.
The particulars of 'Jeremy Thrane' involve Jeremy, a kept man for ten years by his action hero moviestar boyfriend. When his boyfirend decides to "go straight" for his image by marrying a high profile actress and adopting a child he kicks Jeremy out of his life causing Jeremy to start his life all over again.
I highly recommend this novel for anyone in search of a fresh take on gay fiction that goes beyond the nightclub/sex & drugs/kept boy mentality of most gay fiction.
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