It Is The Beginning Of The Summer, And Paul Has Just Left School Estranged From The People Around Him And Unable To Communicate With His Parents, He Feels Lonely And Unloved But His Life Suddenly Changes When He Meets A Young Medical Student Whom He Renames Gary Their Relationship Develops Through The Long Hot Summer, To Reach Its Climax With The Approach Of Autumn.Kenneth Martin Was Only Sixteen When He Wrote Aubade, Using His Poverty Stricken Adolescence As Well As People He Knew For The Book S Central Conflict And Characters Given Those, One Can Say That Aubade Is The Ultimate Gay Young Adult Novel.
Kenneth Martin was born in Belfast in 1939 He grew up in Bangor, Co Down, where he was adopted into a poor family He began work on his first novel, Aubade, at the age of sixteen, and when it was accepted for publication by Chapman and Hall with an advance of 100, he moved to London Aubade, published the day after Martin turned eighteen in 1957, was a modest success, selling well enough to run
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- 18 February 2018 Kenneth Martin