Bastard priest by Vincent Zach Michaelisz
David did not know his father.
As a boy, he feels an outsider in his mother’s disfunctional family.
He finds refuge with a Chinese family.
He finds... More > love there, homosexual partnership.
They also come across his father.
Having found his father, he also finds Christ and a call to be a priest.
But can he keep his love, his partner, if he is a Roman Catholic priest?< Less
Confession of Pope Paul VII. - if there is one, I am sorry, but it is not about him. This story of Nazism, outrages against human rights, is fictional. Having first stood up for human rights, then... More > having turned against them, now the pope repents. He confesses to his servant priest,
who makes him do more than repent.
This book is a dream of hope for homosexuals,lesbians, women and any oppressed people.< Less
Two close brothers. One is disabled. He is in his brother's good care.
Holiday in hastings. Finding love, humanitarian work, establishing a new life, a new community.
Will the disabled brother stay... More > in need of care?
will the homosexual brother find his own happiness?
What will their impact be on the seaside town?< Less
Should builders whistle at women, from scaffoldings?
Or should they be whistled at?
A builder, restoring old churches and old buildings, finds love, passion, in church,
in swimming... More > pool, forest, among bluebells.
He and his male partner look after and bring up his baby brother.
Out of homosexual love, a strength builds up in himself and in the community around.< Less
Observed repulsive attitudes rejected.
A young priest, almost straight out of seminary, sees people’s bad behaviour in public;
decides never to behave like them. Then he falls in love with his... More > young man altar server.
How does he keep to his vows? How does he live love and his calling and yet not lie?
How does he treat and teach people?
He is determined that he will succeed.< Less
Terence is the grandson, whom Grandmother openly dislikes.
The story begins as a semi autobiographical telling of a family, whom the author knew well. Terence is described, as in real life,... More > then the family history
goes into fiction.
Terence becomes a pillar around whom human rights build up, both in the family and in the community. Grandmother soon realises that her grandson
is a good man.
Unexpected visitors come.
Auschwitz, acceptance of different people, accepting homosexuals,
pushing for justice in church politics, all come into Terence’s and the family’s life.
Lake Balaton, the ‘seaside’ of Hungary, becomes the stage for life
and human rights. Liverpool is another stage for it.
The Beatles peep into the fiction.
Naturism becomes an expression of freedom, freedom of the spirit.< Less
First book of trilogy: “Les and Daniel”
Auschwitz, then Communism, oppression, terror in both.
Homosexual love of two cousins. One returns from Auschwitz.
The author uses... More > feelings, experiences that he lived through in youth.
The love that sees this couple through the sufferings and dangers, he wishes, he had.
Some of the images that he writes of are very close to his heart.
The lovers help others. One young man, Jake, also out of Auschwitz, is a gypsy.
He, though not homosexual, becomes like a back up to their own feelings of outrage against injustices. They become a threesome, fighting for justice.
Though they all live in fear, they help others, without faltering.
They feel lost in the atrocities of the past and the present, but they feel hope,
as they keep winning through. Yet they fear, how long they can survive dangers.< Less
Jake the Knife - Les and Daniel II
While Les, Daniel, Jake and Martha study in Szeged, there is student demonstration in Budapest. The students are joined by protesting workers,
standing up against... More > injustices in Communism. They want Hungary to be free country, free from Soviet Russian rule. Stalin is dead. They think that there is hope. But the secret police and Russian soldiers shoot into the crowd.
The protest becomes uprising.
Tanks try to fight back, but Hungary becomes free for over a week.
Les and his friends hitchhike to Budapest. On the way they see that peace is not certain, not secure. They are right. The tanks attack again.
Tragedy strikes. Do they escape?< Less
Jake the Shark - (Les & Daniel 3.)
Barbed wire, minefield, guns pointing, searchlights.
In help: wooden huts. It is all far too much like Auschwitz.
Do they cope?
Social abuse in employment.... More > Brutality, bullying in prison.
Jake bites back at injustices.
Coping with emigration, new life.
Jake keeps fighting for human rights, animal rights in the mines.
Nottingham, miners, gipsies, get a new help in law and human justice.
His second wife is close at the shark’s side, lovingly.
Les, Daniel, homosexual friends, are there with him, on the front line.< Less