Damion is a boy so beautiful that everyone falls in love with him. As he grows up, this great gift turns into a heavy burden.
Damion is a boy so beautiful that everybody falls in love with him. This, his greatest advantage in life, gradually turns into his heaviest burden and so as he reaches adulthood, Damion, in an act half wanton, half heroic, destroys what for most people - but not for him - has come to define his essence. - A classic tale of a young man seeking his destiny.
"A delight to read. So delicate, casually cruel, wickedly funny and wildly alluring."
- Stephen Fry
The chapters here on Authonomy are the opening section of the book. The novel is complete and comes in at just under 105,000 words.
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