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"utterly convincing portraits of love " Broadway World

" .. strong piece of theatre" Broadway Baby

"emotionally charged and thought-provoking theatre" The Gay UK

"a masterclass on the art of the monologue" Beige

"words always deeply poetic" Views from the Gods

" .. well acted and craftily staged" britishtheatreguide.info

".. thoroughly enjoyable .. have you laughing" All Edinburgh Theatre

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The Butterfly's Wing: Reviews



"remarkable ... a riveting tale of suspense and intrigue "
Alabama Forum


"emotional absorbing novel ... remarkably insightful about the strength and depth of our emotions for the people we care most about."
Gay Scotland


"unique and memorable ... highly recommended"
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"beautifully captures the voices of two gay men ... whose differences both strengthen and challenge their relationship"
Lavender Salon Reader (USA)


"filled with multidimensional characters, emotion, and wonderful descriptions of scenery, and the plot moves smoothly ... a powerful piece of fiction. Recommended"
Library Journal (USA)


"no one will be able to read this book and remain unmoved"
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"within the first couple of pages I was completely engrossed in ... these beautifully drawn characters ... A worthy read"
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"once I started, I couldn't put it down"
Shout (Yorkshire, UK)


"moving novel"
SP-Mag (Sheffield, UK)


"a welcome return by this excellent novelist ... always one of the most readable writers"
Thud (London, UK)


"seizes on fresh themes and brings brings broadening horizons of ... invigorating diversity"
Xtra! West (Vancouver, Canada)


The originals of the following reviews are currently unavailable



"an absolutely amazing love story ... fascinating"
WNDZ Chicago


"Foreman's best work to date"
Gay Times (UK)




And in the blue corner . . .



"convincing [but] relentlessly downbeat"
Echo (Phoenix, USA)


"anything less butterfly-like than this turgid read would be hard to imagine"
Gay Community News (Ireland)


The Butterfly's Wing by Martin Foreman

Gay Men's Press, UK


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Taiwan, 1997





Lethe Press, USA, 2009





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