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Road To Heaven


E***’s adolescent years felt like a cruel con, as they trudged disconsolately from abuse at home to bullying at school and back. But when they clap eyes on Anne F Garréta’s extraordinary 1986 novella Sphinx – the world’s first genderless love story – they set off on an inward and outward reconnaissance of the self that leads to the overpowering new world of gay clubs, and an intoxicating stranger named Gigi Derriere. Re-imagined for the ears by Sheffield-born playwright Lettie Precious, for Novel and BBC Radio 4.

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