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The Night Listener I M A Fabulist By Trade, Warns Gabriel Noone, A Late Night Radio Storyteller, As He Begins To Untangle The Skeins Of His Tumultuous Life His Crumbling Ten Year Love Affair, His Disaffection From His Southern Father, His Longtime Weakness For Ignoring Reality Gabriel S Most Sympathetic Listener Is Pete Lomax, A Thirteen Year Old Fan In Wisconsin Whose Own Horrific Past Has Left Him Wise And Generous Beyond His Years But When This Virtual Father Son Relationship Is Rocked By Doubt, A Desperate Search For The Truth Ensues Welcome To The Complex, Vertiginous World Of The Night Listener. Audiobook, read well by the author.I had not read any Maupin for years so long ago I have forgotten most of Tales of the City except that I mostly liked it.I really enjoyed this book until about 2 3 of the way through, when the plot though based on a purportedly true story, just took a silly turn and for that I d drop half a star Honestly the main character just behaved stupidly in a way, to me, only the well to do could Taking off impulsively on a car trip from S.F to the midwest in a snowy Audiobook, read well by the author.I had not read any Maupin for years so long ago I have forgotten most of Tales of the City except that I mostly liked it.I really enjoyed this book until about 2 3 of the way through, when the plot though based on a purportedly true story, just took a silly turn and for that I d drop half a star Honestly the main character just behaved stupidly in a way, to me, only the well to do could Taking off impulsively on a car trip from S.F to the midwest in a snowy winter to find why Pete did not answer his calls is something only a person with lots of time and money could do I have a friend who I have not been able to get in contact with for a couple of years but there is no way I could just take off go to where I last knew they were and track them down.And the whole scene with Donna in the diner and snow, jeesh Without givin Originally reviewed for Uniquely Pleasurable.First, a disclaimer This review covers the original publication of the novel and not the movie tie in version The movie varies substantially and is really rather dreadful from the original novel and it is unknown if the tie in version of the novel was rewritten to incorporate new information and or details found in the movie.The novel The Night Listener is Maupin s fictional take on his interaction with Anthony Godby Johnson, a young boy who was Or After reading the book, I m not sure why the trailers for the movie tried to pass it off as a thriller it s not creepy or scary or anything It s a mind puzzle and a mystery, but I guess Hollywood thinks its audience won t enjoy something cerebral they did the same thing with Stephen King s Secret Window its advertising campaign puzzles me to this day The neatest thing about the book is that it s based on something that actually happened to the author The copy of the book I have contains After reading the book, I m not sure why the trailers for the movie tried to pass it off as a thriller it s not creepy or scary or anything It s a mind puzzle and a mystery, but I guess Hollywood thinks its audience won t enjoy something cerebral they did the same thing with Stephen King s Secret Window its advertising campaign puzzles me to this day The neatest thing about the book is that it s based on something that actually happened to the author The copy of the book I have contains an article from The New Yorker that sums up the real life story, which is pretty similar to Okay Within the first five pages, it became apparent that this book was about storytelling and truth and falsehood and embellishment Not only does the narrator, Gabriel Noone, tell the reader this point blank, but Armistead Maupin tells us that himself, by making the parallels between himself and his main character extremely easy to draw Okay, we think, here we have an equivalent Armistead Maupin, who has written an equivalent Tales of the City series, in which equivalent characters act out a Okay Within the first five pages, it became apparent that this book was about storytelling and truth and falsehood and embellishment Not only does the narrator, Gabriel Noone, tell the reader this point blank, but Armistead Maupin tells us that himself,

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