Sad Old Faggot: A Novel

Sad Old Faggot: A Novel #2020

Sad Old Faggot A Novel A daring foray into the groundbreaking genre of autobiographical fiction Sad Old Faggot is the absorbing sometimes embarrassing always entertaining story of a lonely self obsessed selfish deluded
  • Title: Sad Old Faggot: A Novel
  • Author: Sky Gilbert
  • ISBN: 9781770413108
  • Page: 326
  • Format: Paperback
  • A daring foray into the groundbreaking genre of autobiographical fiction Sad Old Faggot is the absorbing, sometimes embarrassing, always entertaining story of a lonely, self obsessed, selfish, deluded, impotent 62 year old gay man named Sky Gilbert who despite his best intentions cannot help but become a stereotype.Sky s main claim to fame is founding Buddies in Bad TA daring foray into the groundbreaking genre of autobiographical fictionSad Old Faggot is the absorbing, sometimes embarrassing, always entertaining story of a lonely, self obsessed, selfish, deluded, impotent 62 year old gay man named Sky Gilbert who despite his best intentions cannot help but become a stereotype.Sky s main claim to fame is founding Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in 1979 But since leaving Buddies, he s fallen on hard times Sky Gilbert is no longer even remotely famous He has to fight off his own bitterness as audiences for his plays steadily dwindle Theatre people dismiss his work as old news and point to the fact that he teaches at the University of Guelph as proof his descent into academia clearly signals his failure as an artist.All along the way, the book questions our truths and celebrates their mutability What is really true about each of us What do we actually know about ourselves And how much, it asks, of our own personal truth is based on fact and how much is rooted in fiction
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    Horrible I thought it might be tongue in cheek kind of self deprecating but he really paints a picture of a miserable person Skip this

    O.k seriously, I don t know what to say about this book I don t think it matters I m not sure I m the target audience Or, maybe I am Whatever, I m glad that I read it How many stars is that worth I ll give it five Why not This book will also satisfy the 2017 Watauga County Public Library Reading Challenge categories A Book Written By A Celebrity A Book Set In North America A Book With A Metropolitan Setting A Book Written In The First Person I received this book for free through Giveaways It is [...]

    There is good Canadian fiction This is good Canadian fiction For fans of Michel Houellebecq and maybe oddly Charles Bukowski The writing is a little sloppy, and there are some cliches, but this quick daddy issues novel has its charms.

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