Richard Amory's Song Of The Loon Mass VINTAGE Paperback– 1966
Published well ahead of its time, in 1966 by Greenleaf Classics,Song of the Loonis a romantic novel that tells the story of Ephraim MacIver and his travels through the wilderness. Along his journey, he meets a number of characters who share with him stories, wisdom and homosexual encounters. The most popular erotic gay book of the 1960s and 1970s,Song of the Loonwas the inspiration for two sequels, a 1970 film of the same name, at least one porn movie and a parody novel calledFruit of the Loon. Unique among pulp novels of the time, the gay characters inSong of the Loonare strong and romantically drawn, which has earned the book a place in the canon of gay American literature.