Adam Mars-Jones

(b. 1954)

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(1954– ),

London‐born novelist, short‐story writer, and critic, whose fiction includes Lantern Lecture (1981), a collection of three stories; Monopolies of Loss (1992), stories in a more sombre and predominantly realist vein, based on the AIDS epidemic; and a novel, The Waters of Thirst (1993), a poignant gay suburban tragi‐comedy about sexual obsession and kidney failure. Blind Bitter Happiness (1997) is a collection of essays.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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