Take Me To Paris, Johnny

by John Foster
Take Me To Paris, Johnny

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Take Me To Paris, Johnny is John Foster's moving yet unsentimental account of the life of his partner, Juan Cespedes. It traces Juan's youth in Cuba and his move to New York, where he struggles to make it as a dancer. There, in 1981 - in 'a chance encounter, much like any other' - he meets John, an Australian historian. First published in 1993, not long before John Foster's death, Take Me To Paris, Johnny is brilliant and unflinching, at once controlled and impassioned: a love story told with humour and unerring skill.
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Take Me To Paris, Johnny is John Foster's moving yet unsentimental account of the life of his partner, Juan Cespedes. It traces Juan's youth in Cuba and his move to New York, where he struggles to make it as a dancer. There, in 1981 - in 'a chance encounter, much like any other' - he meets John, an Australian historian. First published in 1993, not long before John Foster's death, Take Me To Paris, Johnny is brilliant and unflinching, at once controlled and impassioned: a love story told with humour and unerring skill.