Bear is trying to tell us something, but I just can't figure out what It was interesting at first, and the whole world and dynamics of it, but somewhere along the way, the two MCs became How are things? You and Me vs. This might be why his long relationship with Jackson, a failed writer and more ordinary man, never stopped being the anchor of his adult life even when the two took different lovers.
In males, in particular. But readers of this exhaustively detailed biography might inevitably feel that something was left unfulfilled in Merrill—that his world travels had not been pilgrimages so much as restless, disconnected urges.
But not similarity but difference forges the bond, the difference that Tom—in contrast to Mac—is able to live his sexuality and does not have to face a society as hostile or forbidding as his grandfather did—be it in Canada or Scotland.
Aaron S. Limit risks, not take chances.