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Paperback:This brutal house / Niven Govinden.:2020 Paperback This brutal house / Niven Govinden.
This brutal house / Niven Govinden.
Author: Govinden, Niven, 1973-
Publication year: 2020
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Dialogue Books,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780349700694 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Originally published: 2019.
A queer protest novel set in the drag ball community of New York, in which a city hall clerk raised in the community is required to mediate between both parties. A }Guardian{ Must Read Book of 2019, shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize. SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019'A true force of fierceness and beauty' OLIVIA LAING 'A vital book' ANDREW MCMILLAN'This Brutal House leaves its reader full of a powerful, protesting energy' IRISH TIMES 'A powerful and poetic book' KERRY HUDSONOn the steps of New York's City Hall, five ageing Mothers sit in silent protest. They are the guardians of the vogue ball community - queer men who opened their hearts and homes to countless lost Children, providing safe spaces for them to explore their true selves.Through epochs of city nightlife, from draconian to liberal, the Children have been going missing; their absences ignored by the authorities and uninvestigated by the police. In a final act of dissent the Mothers have come to pray: to expo
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