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John Boyne: The Heart’s Invisible Furies


‘Yes, it’s true,’ he continued, ‘that there are homosexuals all over the world. England has lots of them. France is full of them. And I’ve never been to America but I imagine they have more than their share too. I wouldn’t think it’s all that common in Russia or Australia, but they probably have some other repulsive thing to compensate. But here’s what you have got to remember. There are no homosexuals in Ireland. You might have got it into your head that you are one but you’re just wrong. It’s as simple as that. You’re wrong.’ Continue reading John Boyne: The Heart’s Invisible Furies