[Free eBook] A Father for Lilja by Ryszard I. Merey [LGBT Literary Fiction]

A Father for Lilja by Ryszard I. Merey is his contemporary literary fiction novel, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

The story explores themes of gender identity and sexuality, as well as biological and chosen family.

Free for a limited time @ Amazon (DRM-free, available worldwide)

Ryszard Merey’s first book, the graphic novel a+e 4ever, was a Stonewall Honor Books in Children’s and Young Adult Literature. His new novel, A Father for Lilja, offers a lyrical tale of gender identity and the complexities of family, both biological and chosen.

At her summer home in Provence, Jain is infatuated with her cousin Viju, who returns the interest but distance soon separates the pair. As an adult, Jain finds love with Nine, a young man who bears a resemblance to Viju. But Nine has a lover, Emilio/Emilia, ambiguously gendered. Merey weaves a novel that encapsulates the passions of creativity, memory, and the reality of romance.


Author: Alexander the Drake

The public persona of a private person.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s