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An Arrow's eBook #200 in disguise Comical moving startling in its audacity and range An Arrow's Flight is a profound meditation on gay identity straight power and human liberation. This book This book What can I tell you about the story of this book I ll tell you this I started it and immediate

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An Arrow's Flight

The award winning An Arrow's Flight tells the story of the Trojan War and Pyrrhus the son of the fallen Achilles now working as a go go boy and hustler in the big city Magically b. This was one of the best re tellings I ve ever read Pyrrhus the son of now dead Achilles is about to face up to his

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Lending ancient headlines and modern myth Merlis creates a fabulous new world where legendary heroes declare their endowments in personal ads and any panhandler may be a divinity. Man that was awesome Loved it

10 thoughts on “An Arrow's Flight

  1. says:

    I loved this book but I'm not really sure who I'd recommend it to Having some kind of knowledge or passion for Greek mythology seems reuisite going in I can't imagine getting much enjoyment out of this if you aren't famil

  2. says:

    There are good novels and there are really good novels; then there are a transcendent few that should be read by everyone Too often these stories are not only not read by those cognizant of the very best stories gay literature has to offer they aren't even known about This is one of those novels I stumbled across the author and his novel while Googling something like The Top Ten Best Gay Novels Ever Written Fortunatel

  3. says:

    This was one of the best re tellings I've ever read Pyrrhus the son of now dead Achilles is about to face up to his destiny That said he's been working as a stripper in a local gay bar can barely afford the rent and as such will likely turn to being a call boy and being the uarter divine son of a vaguely known water goddess isn't all that it's cracked up to beMerlis has blended ancient Troy and its legends by shifting

  4. says:

    Mark Merlis' An Arrow's Flight is a really interesting read The narrative is built on the intriguing placement of the last years of the Trojan war in modern day and basing the convoluted plot line on the proposition that Pyrrhus son of Achilles is a young gay man working as a hustler in the CityAlthough this is clearly a novel written in the first decade of the 21st century all through An Arrow's Flight I kept thinking of the tra

  5. says:

    Some may think it a little too clever for its own good but I like this book a lot How can you not like a novel in which a gay demigod making a living as a hustler turns out to be essential to winning the Trojan war? All the homoeroticism leached out of most stagings or retellings of Greek myth is right here on the surface And erot

  6. says:

    Man that was awesome Loved it

  7. says:

    AN ARROW’S FLIGHT 1998 a novel by Mark Merils is brilliant and irreverent It disrespects conventional writing storytelling and history — and the author I think had great fun in doing so It is an existential inuiry about the hum

  8. says:

    Blending Greek myth and contemporary gay life Merlis fully explores the uestions of life and lust desire and destiny through the misadventures of Pyrrhus Achilles' gay son Escaping palace life for 'the city' he finds that waiting tables doesn't pay the rent so he becomes a popular gogo boy then a hustler But the emptiness of paid sex leaves him indifferent and torn Will he find love amid so much base sexuality?In the second half o

  9. says:

    This book This book What can I tell you about the story of this book? I'll tell you this I started it and immediately within the first few pages felt annoyed by it It wasn't uite what I expected It tells a story of a young man duri

  10. says:

    It's the Trojan War updated as a reflection on gay issues The concept of Achilles' son Pyrrhus working as a dancerhustler is a good one but overall I didn't like this book When push comes to shove I'd rather read Sophocles

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