The Boy Who Never WasBook - 2016
A gay man in 1918 Reykjavik deals with homophobia, the Spanish flu and the threat of war by seeking escape in European films.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016
Edition: First American edition
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: 147 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
From Library Staff
Known for his poetic, meditative prose, Sjón (From the Mouth of the Whale) turns his attention to deeper social issues. The story is about a young, gay boy living in Iceland during the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak.
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