Toibin, ColmLOVE IN A DARK TIME: And Other Explorations of Gay Lives and Literature New York: Scribner, (2002). 0743229444 / 9780743229449 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in a photo-pictorial wraps. A collection of essays about homosexual literature by the author of THE BLACKWATER LIGHTSHIP, THE STORY OF THE NIGHT, and THE SIGN OF THE CROSS. "Toibin is one of the most promising novelists writing in the English language."--Nick Hornby.