This is a rare unread vintage and out of print copy of THE WORLD AT TWILIGHT (73-428) aka FINISTERE written by FRITZ PETERS aka Arthur A Peters in 1951 for the series of gay pulp paperback books published and distributed by LANCER BOOKS. 254 pages in length.
"This is a love story - but a love story in a very special sense. Brilliantly and poignantly, it portrays a tortured young man's search for love - the strains and wonders of that search, its sexual upheavals and its eventual descent into a world of corruption. The bitter ironies of homosexual life have never been so sensitively revealed - and you will never forget Matthew.... "
"The best novel this reviewer has ever read on the theme of homosexuality...and its tragic consequences."
- H.F. West, New York Times
"A FINE AND PASSIONATE NOVEL.
At this moment in our social history it is difficult for most American authors to write a novel about a homosexual affair without making either a tract or an apologia. Mr. Peters has done neither. Instead he has kept resolutely in focus his great theme: the corruption and the murder of innocence."
- Gore Vidal, Saturday Review of Literature
Due to recent delivery issues with the USPS I now ship all items via Priority Mail. The below-cost price for U.S. customers is $9.90 for the first item and an additional $2.00 for each item thereafter. $50 of insurance is included in this price. I’m selling my collection of vintage 1960-1980s gay pulp paperback novels, pictorial & hardcore magazines, physique photography, magazines & artwork.