Childish Loves: A Novel

Childish Loves: A Novel

Benjamin Markovits


The final piece of a literary puzzle falls into position within the ultimate novel of Benjamin Markovits’s Byron trilogy.

whilst his former colleague Peter Sullivan dies, Ben Markovits inherits unpublished manuscripts concerning the lifetime of Lord Byron―including the novels Imposture and A Quiet Adjustment. Ben’s personal literary occupation is within the doldrums, and he attempts to restore it via publishing and writing approximately his lifeless pal, whose reimagining of Byron’s misplaced memoirs―titled Childish Loves―may offer a key to Sullivan’s personal existence and tarnished reputation.

performing as a literary sleuth, Ben types via containers of Sullivan’s writing; reads among the strains of his scandalous, Byron- encouraged tales; meets with the Society for the e-book of the lifeless; and tracks down humans from Peter’s prior as a way to untangle rumor from truth. within the approach, he crafts a masterful story-within-a-story that activates uncomfortable questions about formative years and sexual awakening, innocence and charm, whereas exploring the lives of 3 very diverse writers and their brushes with luck and failure in either literature and existence.

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