By Lutz Van Dijk
When the Nazis overran Poland within the fall of 1939, fifteen-year-old Stefan K.'s father used to be despatched off to a German hard work camp. Now, within the demanding days of career, Stefan scrambles to assist look after his kinfolk. but whilst his brother, Mikolai, takes him out after curfew to have fun his 16th birthday, Stefan makes a life-changing discovery: he yearns for males the best way his brother does for girls. As he juggles his time among his day task at a bakery and his night paintings within the theater, Stefan turns into extra conscious of his wishes. after which he meets Willi, his one precise love.
Everything approximately Stefan's love affair with Willi is damned. they're either males. Willi is an Austrian airman, a Nazi soldier. Stefan's brother is actively scuffling with the Germans within the Polish Resistance. but Stefan and Willi's love sees no limitations of state, race, or gender. it truly is too robust to disclaim. And too passionate to outlive. whilst the Gestapo discovers their affair, not just their love yet their lives are in nice danger.
Based at the precise tale of Stefan K., who has written a letter to readers on the finish of the publication Damned powerful Love is a unique that exhibits the ability and significance of affection while it describes the negative cost of intolerance and hatred. Stefan and Willi's love used to be damned, however it was once robust; Lutz van Dijk's robust and humane novel is their legacy.
Read or Download Damned Strong Love: The True Story Of Willi G. And Stefan K. PDF
Similar gay fiction books
For the reason that they settled in L. A. to run their label 3 years in the past, Jett's stressed nature and Goldie's separating popularity have broken their former closeness. ardour brings Jett domestic each evening, yet tabloid rumors and transforming into distance among them go away Goldie terrified of wasting Jett eternally. whereas Goldie secretly longs for a marriage, a child, and extra keep an eye on within the bed room, Jett pines for his outdated existence in long island.
Winner of the San Francisco publication pageant Award for homosexual LiteratureThe Day Rider and different tales through J. E. Robinson breaks the norm and offers characters nominally positioned in a single international who search to affix one other, whereas being themselves. Many major characters 'pass' now not purely within the traditional feel, of showing as one race and acculturating as one other, nor as one sexual orientation and relocating comfortably into one other as affections and conventions dictate, but in addition in its 'unconventional' senses, of relocating from mortality to immortality, or from the oppressed and deprived to being the oppressor and the privileged.
Dermis is a narrative of recovery, the recovery of a home and of 2 lives. the home is a gem which has been handled badly and all yet deserted. The lives are extra complex. Sam—an older man—tragically misplaced a good love. To be entire back he must love back. Toby—a more youthful man—didn’t precisely locate love yet inspiration he did that is approximately an analogous factor.
In 2003, journalist Connor Regan marched via London so as to add his voice to 1000000 others, decrying the approaching invasion of Iraq. 8 months later, his brother, James, used to be killed in motion in Mosul. 3 years on, Connor unearths himself sure for Iraq to embed with an elite SAS staff. He units his boots at the flooring trying to find closure and solace—anything to ease the soreness of his brother’s demise.
Extra resources for Damned Strong Love: The True Story Of Willi G. And Stefan K.