By Peter Cameron
It really is 1988, simply years clear of "the decade of friendship," and there's nonetheless time at the clock for all of the greed and wish of the 80s to wreak havoc at the lives of this ensemble solid of distressed yet endearing New Yorkers.
With razor sharp wit and nice comedian invention, bissextile year charts the uneasy paths humans take round the actual and emotional land mines of urban lifestyles. The rating of quirky characters ricochet backward and forward among downtown lofts, artwork galleries, overall healthiness golf equipment, eating places -- even a sperm financial institution -- within the try and detect reputation, fortune, and actual love.
In this bissextile year, even though, every thing turns out a little bit awry, as unforeseen affairs, an unintentional kidnapping, catering mess ups, homicide, and a regrettable volume of undesirable exposure turns everyone's lives the wrong way up. Peter Cameron's bissextile year is a comic book valentine to a frenzied period, serving up the lusts and laments of a whole iteration with nice wit and affection.
With its huge and full of life solid of homosexual and instantly characters, intercalary year is a comic book satire with an identical allure as Armistad Maupin's Tales of the City
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