Vanishing Rooms (2020)

Vanishing Rooms Melvin Dixon Vanishing Rooms Prior to Melvin Dixon s death from AIDS in when he was on the verge of breaking out as an acclaimed novelist his talent was compared to that of Toni Morrison and James Baldwin In Vanishing Rooms
  • Title: Vanishing Rooms
  • Author: Melvin Dixon
  • ISBN: 9781573441230
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Paperback
Vanishing Rooms Melvin Dixon Prior to Melvin Dixon s death from AIDS in 1992 when he was on the verge of breaking out as an acclaimed novelist, his talent was compared to that of Toni Morrison and James Baldwin In Vanishing Rooms, the author amply demonstrates his literary promise with a compelling love story of interracial sex and urban violence set in Manhattan s West Village in the 1970s.
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  1. Kim

    It s a shame that Melvin Dixon died so young and didn t have an opportunity to write books Vanishing Rooms was interesting in that it showed a slice of black American life that you don t see very often, that of an openly gay black man Even though the story is taking place in the 1970s, many of the issues covered are still relevant today gay bashing, racism, identity issues While I appreciated Dixon s attempt to show the relationships between a gay black man and his white boyfriend and that same [...]

  2. Micha Meinderts

    Not entirely sure what to think of this I liked how all three characters had such different voices, even though the dialect in the dialogue started to annoy me rather quickly All people seemed to think and act on impulses I didn t understand though so it was hard to connect to them I wasn t sucked into the story.It was nice to get a glimpse of a life in a different day and place, in a different ethnic group, but I felt it was mostly written for people that knew what was going on, not to acquaint [...]

  3. Beau Brockett

    Truly a modern classic One of the most powerfully and well written books I have ever read Do not let the subject matter sway you away If we let subject matter turn us away from realizing the beauty of books, Lolita would never be rated as one of the best books written Dixon s is much the same.

  4. Reggie

    Gay African American writer Melvin Dixon died a year after this novel was released In Vanishing Rooms he explored interracial gay relationships and gay bashing incidents He was compared to James Baldwin, Alice Walker and Toni Morrison.

  5. Sara Marie

    One of the most beautifully written books I have ever read Dixon s use of imagery and metaphor has the ability to tell a story full of ambiguities The dynamics of race and sexuality defy compartmentalization, something I imagine Dixon aimed for in his writing.

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