Nocturnes for the King of Naples e-book
by Edmund White
Affecting and elaborate, Nocturnes for the King of Naples laments the loss of great love
Affecting and elaborate, Nocturnes for the King of Naples laments the loss of great love. While styled as a love letter to a recently deceased ex, the novella recollects the high and low points of the narrator’s entire life, and it rarely recounts the time he actually spent with his former partner. Which windy & euphemistic pronouncement simply means that I came to Edmund White as a gay writer and finish my first encounter with him with a healthy respect for his dense, imagistic style, his powers of observation, and his ability to create a very convoluted narrative without [These notes were made in 1988
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Edmund White's new novel is one of these. he has embodied his story in some of the finest writing to be found in recent American fiction. -Doris Grumbach, Washington Post Book World. Nocturnes for the King of Naples is a baroque invention of quite startling brilliance and intensity. But about the prose style, at least, I need not have worried. Qhite is unquestionably the foremost American gay novelist. He did. When I asked Ed White what he regretted about his career, he did not mention this book.
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A hauntingly beautiful evocation of lost love, Nocturnes for the King of Naples has all the startling .
A hauntingly beautiful evocation of lost love, Nocturnes for the King of Naples has all the startling, almost embarrassing, intimacy of a stranger's love letters. The intense emotional situation envelops the readers from the first page; like all images in a dream, White's characters are the most real people we know, thought they remain phantoms.
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A hauntingly beautiful evocation of lost love, Noctunes for the King of Naples has all the startling, almost embarrassing, intimacy of a stranger's love letters.
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Author Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 13, 1940. He majored in Chinese at the University of Michigan. Before spending a year in Rome, he worked for Time-Life Books from 1962 until 1970. He lived in France from 1983 until 1990. His works have chronicled gay life with such books as A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony.