*** Mr. Loverman by Bernadine Evaristo


The hero of Mr. Loverman is a West Indies gay man who moves to London with his young wife to be close to his lover — and who pursues his double life for decades. He is a very lovable character, even as he deceives his wife and makes promises to his lover that he cannot keep. His relationship with his grandsons and with his daughters are delightfully nuanced and add greatly to the main themes of the story. An endearing character, flaws and all.

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