I always thought the film of Querelle was a classic. After recently watching it again, I decided to re-read the book. Genet's books are challenging but worth the time invested.Published 11 months ago by Dog Friendly
Shows the struggle between good and evil, heterosexual and homosexual tendencies. It's almost like a real account of what life is verses for instance stories that are reluctant to... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jerry Tamayo
Best read in one sitting as the visual images are just not there. A difficult read at the best of times.Published on September 24, 2012 by Wrajax
Perhaps, without the graphic description of homo-eroticism Genet has indulged in, this novel would have been impressive as a tale of pure evil. Read morePublished on May 23, 2009 by B. T. Sampath
"Querelle" is the only exposure I have had to Genet's work, and this only after watching the excellent Fassbinder film adaptation. Read morePublished on September 25, 2004 by Kindle Customer
Well, I'll try to be a little more brief than other reviewers...
I wouldn't even write this review, except that I thought there was one area I could add to what has... Read more
I'm not even finished the book yet, but if it comes across as obscure or obscene or infuriating to some readers, I'd recommend seeing Fassbinder's film "Querelle", and... Read morePublished on December 14, 1998