What Belongs to You: A Novel Summary
Garth Greenwell

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What Belongs to You: A Novel Overview

In this detailed first-person fictional narrative, author Garth Greenwell takes readers on the deeply personal journey of an unnamed schoolteacher living in Bulgaria and his guilt-ridden, erotic encounters with a male prostitute named Mitko. The novel is split into three lengthy parts and divided further into unnamed chapters, further adding to the anonymity of the private lives dissected on its pages. It is a detailed narrative that chronicles one man's struggle with his own sexuality while trying his best not to fall in love with a prostitute living in a society that has not yet accepted homosexuality. What Belongs to You explores themes of helplessness, generosity, homosexuality, and love.

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