The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B
The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B is a 1968 novel by Irish American writer J. P. Donleavy. It follows the life of the eponymous character from his birth into his mid-twenties. Most notable is his affair with his nannie Bella Hortense, as well as his years studying at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
Main characters include:
- Balthazar B
- Uncle Edouard
- Bella Hortense
- Miss Fitzdare
- The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B. Grove Press. 2001. ISBN 978-0-8021-3796-8. (Novel) 1st edition Delacorte Press, New York 1968
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