Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx


Publisher: Scribner
Publishing Date: first published 1997
Genre: Romance, Glbt
ISBN:  1439130973
Goodreads:  3.92
Rating: ★★★★★

It’s rare instances that make me utter these words but it stands true for Brokeback Mountain, the adaptation was better than the book.

I have of course watched the movie and have considered it as one of Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger’ finest performances, but I had not picked up the book until now and somehow not for a minute could I find myself deviating from the above bolded statement.

Somehow the rawness and the beauty of Proulx’ written word just gains a new depth in the Ang Lee directed classic.


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