Barrington Jedidiah Walker is seventy-four and leads adouble life. Born and bred in Antigua, he's lived in Hackney, London, foryears. A flamboyant character with a fondness for William Shakespeare, Barringtonis a husband, father, grandfather--and also secretly gay.
His deeply religious and disappointed wife, Carmel, thinkshe sleeps with other women. When their marriage goes into meltdown, Barringtonwants to divorce Carmel and live with Morris, but after a lifetime of fear anddeception, will he manage to break away?
With an abundance of laugh-out-loud humor and wit, Mr. Loverman explodes cultural myths andshows the extent of what can happen when people fear the consequences of beingtrue to themselves.