By Sinclair Andy

A daring and specific debut novel by way of some of the most visceral new voices in homosexual fiction. Breathing Lessons is the tale of Henry Moss, a gay everyman whose existence understands not one of the obstacles or abuses his predecessors skilled. whilst a teenaged Henry got here out to his mom, she fearful basically that he’d be lonely. on the time, he inspiration her issues have been outdated. 20 years later, he’s had supportive friends and family, he’s popular with the athletes who educate with him, relied on in his specialist lifestyles, events each time he pleases, and plays all demeanour of sexual acts with whomever he desires. yet as he will get older and, more and more, the boys he sleeps with are married, Henry unearths that his mom can have been correct. Can he locate the lasting intimacy he craves in his existence amidst the equal-opportunity freedom afforded by means of his generation’s openness? studying to navigate among the 2 is as gentle as studying to respire again.

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