By James Baldwin

Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, between different locales, one other state is a singular of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is attractive for its emotional depth and haunting sensuality, depicting women and men, blacks and whites, stripped in their mask of gender and race through love and hatred on the such a lot elemental and stylish. In a small set of pals, Baldwin imbues the simplest and worst intentions of liberal the USA within the early Seventies.

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He fears nothing, least of all fire!

1899 For Le Matin, Leroux covers the case against wrongfully convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus. 1901 Leroux receives a promotion and hefty salary increase from Le Matin. 1902 Estranged from his wife, Marie Lefranc, Leroux begins a long-term affair with Jeanne Cayatte. Joseph Conrad舗s Heart of Darkness is published. 1904 La Double Vie de Thȳophraste Longuet (The Double Life of Thȳophraste Longuet), Leroux舗s first novel, is serialized in Le Matin. 1905 Leroux travels with Cayatte to Russia to report on the revolution.

French president Sadi Carnot is assassinated. 1895 H. G. Wells舗s The Time Machine is published. 1897 Bram Stoker舗s Dracula is published. 1899 For Le Matin, Leroux covers the case against wrongfully convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus. 1901 Leroux receives a promotion and hefty salary increase from Le Matin. 1902 Estranged from his wife, Marie Lefranc, Leroux begins a long-term affair with Jeanne Cayatte. Joseph Conrad舗s Heart of Darkness is published. 1904 La Double Vie de Thȳophraste Longuet (The Double Life of Thȳophraste Longuet), Leroux舗s first novel, is serialized in Le Matin.

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