Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood
Frances Homolka

Christopher Isherwood (1902–1986) was born in Manchester, England, and lived in Berlin from 1928 to 1933 and immigrated to the United States in 1939. A major figure in twentieth-century fiction and the gay rights movement, he wrote more than twenty books.


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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy

Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy; Edited by Katherine Bucknell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The love story between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy—in their own words The English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already...


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My Guru and His Disciple

Christopher Isherwood
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided...


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Christopher and His Kind

Christopher Isherwood
North Point Press

Christopher and His Kind is an intriguing slice of autobiography. It covers ten years in the writer's life-from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a...


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Prater Violet

Christopher Isherwood
North Point Press

Prater Violet concerns the filming of an unashamedly romantic and commercial musical about old Vienna. It is a stinging satirical novel about the film...


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The World in the Evening

Christopher Isherwood
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality   Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional...


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A Meeting by the River

Christopher Isherwood
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Isherwood’s final work of fiction—an epistolary novel that explores sexual identity and Eastern mysticism After a long separation, two English brothers meet...


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A Single Man

Christopher Isherwood
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young...


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Down There on a Visit

Christopher Isherwood
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Bremen, 1928. The Greek Islands, 1932. London, 1938. California, 1940. Four portraits, four settings, four narrators all named Christopher Isherwood. Here are...


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The Memorial

Christopher Isherwood
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Set in the aftermath of World War I, Christopher Isherwood’s The Memorial is the witty, almost forensic portrayal of the dissolution of a tradition-bound...


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