Garth Greenwell

Garth Greenwell is an American author and literary critic known for his novel 'What Belongs to You', which was published in 2016. His work often explores themes of desire, intimacy, and the complexities of sexual identity. Greenwell's writing has been praised for its lyrical prose and emotional depth. He has contributed to various literary publications and has received recognition for his contributions to contemporary literature.


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  1. 1. What Belongs to You

    The novel explores a complicated relationship between an American teacher living in Bulgaria and a young male prostitute named Mitko. The narrative delves into themes of desire, shame, and the legacy of the past, as the protagonist grapples with his own identity and sexuality. As the relationship between the two men evolves, the protagonist is forced to confront his past, his feelings of isolation, and the societal norms that shape his existence.