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Sort of like if Evelyn Waugh had written "Wonder Boys," but, you know, gay (not that there's anything wrong with that).

NB: Other than as the setting (and, honestly, it could have been set almost anywhere in the U.S.), Los Angeles did not really featu
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""Oh, mighty Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, you are awesome. No one compares to your power and no one ever will. I adopt you and bestow all my riches. May you never die." Beowulf in a nutshell. Bleh."
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I wrote the review below when I first started reading "A Death in the Family," thinking it captured what the novel is about, and it does, but only a little bit.

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"Tropic of Orange" has been the most representative novel of the Los Angeles I know that I have read thus far in LA Weekly's Best L.A. Novel Ever tournament. I do not know how it was knocked out in the first round (though some of the other reviews of ...more
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“They glared at her the way any intelligent persons ought to glare when what they need is a smoke, a bite, a cup of coffee, a piece of ass, or a good fast-paced story, and all they're getting is philosophy.”
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