“Gosh, being a lesbian was such fun. They decided they’d keep being lesbians for a long time.”
– The Well of Friendliness, Radclyffe Hall
“What a nice room this is,” David said.
“Thanks,” Giovanni said. “It’s mine.”
Neither of them were publicly executed.
– Giovanni’s Room, James Baldwin
The boys swam merrily, and no one was shot to death in the Easter Rising. That’s why the book was called At Swim, Two Boys and not Two Boys, One Of Whom Is Shot To Death During The Easter Rising.
–At Swim, Two Boys, Jamie O’Neill