By Armistead Maupin
Armistead Maupin's uproarious and relocating stories of the town novels—the first 3 of that are amassed during this omnibus volume—have earned a different area of interest in American literature and are thought of indelible files of cultural swap from the seventies during the first 20 years of the recent millennium.
“These novels are as tricky to place down as a dish of pistachios. The reader begins taking part in the outdated early life online game of 'Just another bankruptcy and i'm going to end up the lights,' simply to seem up and realize it really is after midnight.”—Los Angeles occasions publication Review
Originally serialized within the San Francisco Chronicle, Armistead Maupin’s stories of the City (1978), More stories of the City (1980), and Further stories of the City (1982) afforded a mainstream viewers of hundreds of thousands its first publicity to directly and homosexual characters experiencing on equivalent phrases the follies of city lifestyles.
Among the forged of this groundbreaking saga are the lovelorn citizens of 28 Barbary Lane: the bewildered yet aspiring Mary Ann Singleton, the libidinous Brian Hawkins; Mona Ramsey, nonetheless in a sixties trance, Michael "Mouse" Tolliver, without end in bright-eyed pursuit of Mr. correct; and their marijuana-growing landlady, the indefatigable Mrs. Madrigal.
Hurdling limitations either social and sexual, Maupin leads them via heartbreak and triumph, via nail-biting terrors and gleeful coincidences. the result's a glittering and addictive comedy of manners that maintains to beguile new generations of readers.
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28 Barbary Lane: "Tales of the City" Books 1-3 (Tales of the City Omnibus) by Armistead Maupin