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The Great Gay Novelist Of World War II (And His Inelegant Demise)
John Horne Burns was brilliant, handsome, egotistical, competitive, vainglorious, vicious, closeted, and very fond of alcohol. His now-forgotten 1947 book The Gallery was rapturously received as the first great novel of the War - a zenith from which Burns fell fall fast and hard. The New York Times Magazine 06/16/13
Posted June 19, 2013 12:55 AM

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