The Beautiful Room Is Empty
Cover of the Vintage Books edition
|Publisher||Alfred A. Knopf|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|LC Class||PS3573.H463 B43 1988|
It is the second of a trilogy of novels, being preceded by A Boy's Own Story (1982) and followed by The Farewell Symphony (1997). It depicts the adolescence and early adulthood of its protagonist, and documents his experience of homosexuality in the 1950s and 1960s, ending with the Stonewall Riots of 1969.
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