The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle

The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 22/04/2021
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The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle
Intoxicating indeed...
Very different from what I expected, but still very good. From some of the discussion of it (romp? rollicking?) I was expecting something comparatively l... READ MORE
Hazel at Oxford

Synopsis

Shortlisted for the Polari Book Prize 2021 Brothers Benjamin and Edgar have so far led a quiet life, but change is afoot as they enter a world of glorious sights and People of Quality on their Grand Tour of Europe. But a trunk full of powdered silver wigs and matching suits isn't enough to embed them into high society. As Edgar clings on to conventions, Benjamin pushes against them. And when the charming, seductive Horace Lavelle promises Benjamin a real adventure, it's only a matter of time before chaos and love ensue.

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9781786090997
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 268g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm

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The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle
entertaining read
A brilliant read exploring some pretty hard themes of love and death, homophobia and family relationships, social hierarchies and bullying. I devoured this... READ MORE
Analogue Holly