(IBList user synopsis):
An early sensitive portrayal of the romantic relationship between a priest and his male assistant.
First published in The Chameleon, 1894.
Original title: The Priest and the Acolyte
Genre: Fiction→ Gay & Lesbian→ Gay Male
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
- Originally published anonymously, many believed this was the work of Oscar Wilde. During the court trials between Wilde and the Marquess of Queensberry, the story was used to attack Wilde's sexual life.