4 edition of city of palaces found in the catalog.
city of palaces
Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-96).
|Other titles||Bath through the eyes of Fanny Burney|
|Statement||by Maggie Lane.|
|LC Classifications||PR3316.A4 Z6645 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||96 p. :|
|Number of Pages||96|
|LC Control Number||00273246|
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An important aspect of The City of Palaces, which sets it apart from most other historical novels with a love story at the center, is the role played by homosexual characters and in turn the issues that arise for them.
Early in the book we meet Miguel’s cousin, Jorge Luis, who has to flee Mexico to avoid imprisonment (and probably worse) when he is found at a party with a group of gay men that. Sujata has also written acclaimed historical novels like The City of Palaces and, more recently, A Murder on Malabar Hill, the first novel in the Perveen Mistry series.
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