Story: Courage, James Francis

A way of love

Cover of the book A way to love by James Courage. Shows the rear view of a man next to the title of the book.

James Courage's 1959 novel A way of love portrays a homosexual relationship between a younger and an older man, leading it to be banned in New Zealand. By the late 20th century it had come to be viewed as a milestone in New Zealand gay literature. This is the cover of the 1959 American edition.

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Grant Harris. 'Courage, James Francis', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 December 2023)