Where Joy Resides
A Christopher Isherwood Reader
Christopher Isherwood; Introduction by Gore Vidal; Edited by Don Bachardy and James P. White
Best known for The Berlin Stories—the inspiration for the Tony and Academy Award-winning musical Cabaret—Christopher Isherwood (1904–1986) was a major figure in twentieth-century fiction and the gay rights movement. Where Joy Resides is the perfect introduction to the author's essential writings.
This collection presents two complete novels, Prater Violet and A Single Man; episodes from three other novels, Goodbye to Berlin, Down There on a Visit, and Lions and Shadows; along with excerpts from Isherwood's nonfiction works, Exhumations, Kathleen and Frank, and My Guru and His Disciple.