Description - The Dreamers by Gilbert Adair
A tale of sexual obsession set during the Paris street riots in 1968. The Dreamers is about a young American student who comes to Paris in 1968. Obsessed with film, he becomes involved with two fellow cineastes, a brother and sister whose incestuous relationship opens up to include him in their menage. Cocooned in their apartment the three of them push themselves further and further into excess until the violence in the streets invades their lives with violent consequences.
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(200mm x 130mm x 11mm)
Faber & Faber
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Author Biography - Gilbert Adair
Gilbert Adair's novels include The Holy Innocents, Love and Death on Long Island, The Death of the Author, The Key of the Tower and A Closed Book. He is also the author of a full-length verse parody of Pope - The Rape of the Cock, and two sequels to classics of children's literature - Alice Through the Needle's Eye and Peter Pan and the Only Children. His non-fiction includes Hollywood's Vietnam, Myths and Memories, The Postmodernist Always Rings Twice, Flickers and Surfing the Zeitgeist. He was awarded the Scott-Moncrieff prize for his translation of George Perec's 'e'-less A Void. He lives in London and is regularly published as a journalist.