Description - This Breathing World by Selina Packard
The first of this pair of thrillers is set in Rome and relates the rise and fall of Mazuf, a homosexual Syrian scribe and renowned man of letters who is driven to kill. The second is a confession by a present-day American named Laurence. 'An ambitious, wickedly clever story about the frailty of the flesh and the dark side of the lust for immortality.' - Peter Millar, The Times
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Author Biography - Selina Packard
Born in 1956 in Mallorca, where he still resides, Jose Luis de Juan is a prize-winning author of four novels, a book of essays and a collection of short stories. He has been published to great acclaim in France, where he was distinguished as a writer in residence at Mont Noir, Marguerite Yourcenar's house.