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Leading Men
September 06, 2021Comments.. 706
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  • Title: Leading Men
  • Author: Christopher Castellani
  • ISBN: 0525559051
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Hardcover

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Leading Men

706 Blog on “Leading Men

  1. Tammysays:

    Beginning in 1953 some of the glitterati of the literati are the leading men of this novel The big names here are Tennessee Williams and the malicious gossip Truman Capote he makes only a few appearances The other two leading men are Williams partner assistant nursemaid the good natured and reliable, Frank Merlo, and the lesser known author John Horne Burns As he lay dying in 1963, Merlo revisits a tumultuous summer with Williams and his role as bit player standing in the massive shadow of Begin [...]

  2. Jennifersays:

    I received this book through the First Reads giveaway program.I believe one of the signs of a truly exceptional novel is that it springboards a desire within the reader to explore even works of literature This book has certainly done that for me Serendipity would say that this book landed in my mailbox just as I finished watching a movie about Truman Capote Along comes this beautifully profound novel about Tennessee Williams and the other literary geniuses of the day I now want to devou I receiv [...]

  3. Marialycesays:

    This one held no appeal to me I tried to get into it but gave up at the 20% point.

  4. Crystal Kingsays:

    Castellani s first three novels captivated me thoroughly but Leading Men took all my emotions and ratcheted them up a level I can t stop thinking about this book I fell in love with Frank Merlo and Anja Bloom, with Tennesee William s Italian jet setting ways, with the backdrop of 1950s Italy, with all of it The book is beautifully written, so much so that now that I have read it to feel wrapped up in the story, I intend to read it again for the craft of it I want to understand how he turns t Cas [...]

  5. Whitney Scharersays:

    Italy, a booze soaked party thrown by Truman Capote, a mysterious Swedish film star, and the gorgeous love story between Tennessee Williams and Frank Merlo what s not to adore about this novel From the first page, I was swept into the rich and mesmerizing world of Castellani s LEADING MEN, and enjoyed it right up to its incredibly moving and satisfying ending This ambitious novel has a rich cast of characters and whisks you from 1950s Italy in the 1950s to Manhattan in the 1960s to the theate It [...]

  6. Kyra Leseberg (Roots & Reads)says:

    They say artists crave immortality I say we don t give a fuck about the next life It s this one we want of In the summer of 1953, American writer Tennessee Williams and his lover Frank Merlo attend a wild party in Italy hosted by Truman Capote It s there that they meet the beautiful aspiring actress Anja Blomgren and their lives change forever.Tenn and Frank travel Italy with Anja and her mother, as well as writer Jack Horne and his lover Sandro After hiking to a remote cliff, the T [...]

  7. Lisasays:

    I finished this exquisite novel yesterday and can t stop thinking about it Christopher Castellani expertly balances three main time periods the wine soaked days Tennessee Williams and his partner Frank Merlo spent in Italy in the 1950s with a cast of characters both fictional the actress Anja Bloom and real Truman Capote Merlo s last days in the early 1960s and the present day, where an elderly Anja is forced to confront the past The writing itself is dazzling, the stories in all time I finished [...]

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