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This is Mark Holly's story. Mark is twenty years old. He doesn't want to admit he's gay; not even that he's bisexual. He comes from a normal, working-class family. His dad's a plumber; his mom's a housewife. He pays in a rock band and wants a normal life just like his friends, so he finds himself a girlfriend, Grace. Things seem to be under control until Mark meets Andrew,This is Mark Holly's story. Mark is twenty years old. He doesn't want to admit he's gay; not even that he's bisexual. He comes from a normal, working-class family. His dad's a plumber; his mom's a housewife. He pays in a rock band and wants a normal life just like his friends, so he finds himself a girlfriend, Grace. Things seem to be under control until Mark meets Andrew, a gay bartender, and sex and love suddenly come alive for him. Mark learns that being gay is nothing to be ashamed of, but when his family finds out all hell breaks loose in this small English town....

Title : Outcast
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ISBN : 9780854492824
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 149 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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  • Benjamin
    2019-03-29 01:33

    Twenty year old Mark, drummer in a local group with potential, tries to convince himself he is straight despite the attraction he has felt for other boys since he was thirteen. With a homophobic older brother, unenlightened working class parents, and fellow band members with expressed anti-gay sentiments Mark hangs on to the hope he is straight; and after all he has he not just won the heart of and bedded an attractive girl. But after meeting the handsome gay barman Andrew it becomes harder to deny his true feelings, all the more so as Andrew takes an interest in him.Set in the "enlightened" 1990s, Mark looks back over the troubled year when he came to acknowledge his true inclinations, relating the account with the knowledge that he is truly gay even if at the time he denied it. He is helped out towards the end with brief commentaries from his brother, sister, girlfriend and boyfriend among others.It is a good story, generally well told, and although things get a bit rough for Mark when he comes out it is ultimately a positive tale.