Corydon by André Gide
The year before his death, André Gide wrote:
'Corydon remains in my opinion the most important of my books.'
Begun in 1907, this essay on homosexuality and its place in society, in the form of a Socratic dialogue, was designed to remove 'the veil of lies, convention, and hypocrisy which still stifles an important and not contemptible part of humanity.'
Printed at first anonymously and for private circulation, a commercial edition under the name of its famous author eventually appeared in 1924.
Paperback / 135 pages
Published by Gay Men's Press in 1998