By Richard Canning
If you really liked the 1st quantity of Between Men, you’ll love this moment number of brief tales from today’s top and brightest homosexual writers. Editor Richard Canning is again with eighteen items of homosexual fiction from essentially the most outstanding writers round, together with Jim Grimsley, Mark Merlis, and Alan Hollinghurst.
There’s whatever for everybody. relocating past stories of “coming out,” tales, Between males 2 is stuffed with the tales of guys with whatever relevatory to claim concerning the homosexual experience—and, furthermore, the human experience.
Richard Canning is the editor of the among Men series, a author, and a lecturer in English and American literature on the college of Sheffield, England.
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In those days it was easy to mistake Eddy's clear amused gaze for the insouciance of the innocent. He would give Eddy a dollar to put in the collection plate. After he left, Piers walked to his front window, watched Eddy saunter down the steps to his bike. Eddy waved insouciantly, winked. "Please, Charlie, just leave Eddy out of this. " Piers remembered Eddy putting the crumpled dollar bill into the jingling collection plate, the pride and satisfaction on his round face. "Dear Charlie," he thought.
But there was none. The guests consisted of a couple from Cincinnati who had gone to St. Barfs the pre\·ious \\;nter; an Italian businessman looking for a lot on which to build a ncation home; a fabric designer from the West Village whose wife taught fencing to senior citizens in New Jersey; a composer from Brooklyn; and the copulating couple from Detroit. :\plump, bearded man in his fifties completed the roster-a stage manager from ,\'[anhattan who spent most of the day lying by the pool on a chaise longue, wrapped in a leopard-skin-patterned cloth.
And with that we parted in the corridor. The ceiling fans that kept mosquitoes away created a white noise so soporific their hum was the last thing you heard until the sound of a rooster the next day. The first item of business after waking was to step onto the veranda, rub the sleep from your eyes, and stare at the hibiscus flowers beaded with drops of dew along the balustrade, and beyond them the housewife in a blue nightgown cutting flowers in her backyard, and beyond her the sea. Then one heard, with perfect clarity, the voices of the couple in the room next door.
Between Men (Original Fiction by Today’s Best Gay Writers) by Richard Canning