Closer by Dennis Cooper
A Novel (Cooper, Dennis)

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Like Jean Genet and William Burroughs, Dennis Cooper assaults the senses as he engages the mind with visions of nightmare intensity in a world where stimulation without excitement and experience without emotion are prized.

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Dennis Cooper is the author of the George Miles Cycle, an interconnected sequence of five novels: "Closer", "Frisk", "Try", "Guide", and "Period". His other works include "My Loose Thread"; "The Sluts", winner of France's Prix Sade and the Lambda Literary Award; "God, Jr."; "Wrong"; "The Dream Police"; and "Ugly Man". He divides his time between Los Angeles and Paris.
Published December 1, 2007 by Grove Press. 146 pages
Genres: Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In chapters titled with the names of the characters on whom they focus, this brief novel links together a small, bleakly debauched cast of gay men. Dedicated to sex and violence for the catharsis thes

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