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  • The Swimming-Pool Libraryby Alan Hollinghurst

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    A literary sensation and bestseller both in England and America, The Swimming-Pool Library is an enthralling, darkly erotic novel of homosexuality before the scourge of AIDS; an elegy, possessed of chilling clarity, for ways of life that can no longer be lived with impunity. "Impeccably composed and meticulously particular in its observation of everything"... more...

  • The Line of Beautyby Alan Hollinghurst

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 13.19

    With an introduction by Sebastian Faulks Winner of the Man Booker Prize, The Line of Beauty is a classic novel about class, politics and sexuality in Margaret Thatcher's 1980s Britain. There was the soft glare of the flash – twice – three times – a gleaming sense of occasion, the gleam floating in the eye as a blot of shadow, his heart running... more...

  • Nemo's Almanacby Alan Hollinghurst

    Profile Books 2017; US$ 9.31

    You might recognise: 'It was a bright day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.' But what about: 'Time, like an ever-rolling stream' Or even: 'I am soft sift / In an hour-glass-at the wall / Fast, but mined with a motion, a drift, / And it crowds and it combs to the fall.' Can you match each to their author? What about their book... more...

  • The Sparsholt Affairby Alan Hollinghurst

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 17.15

    In October 1940, the handsome young David Sparsholt arrives in Oxford. A keen athlete and oarsman, he at first seems unaware of the effect he has on others – particularly on the lonely and romantic Evert Dax, son of a celebrated novelist and destined to become a writer himself. While the Blitz rages in London, Oxford exists at a strange remove: an... more...

  • The Stranger's Childby Alan Hollinghurst

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 13.19

    With an introduction by Anthony Quinn. The Stranger's Child was Sunday Times Novel of the Year in 2011. In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge friend Cecil Valance, a charismatic young poet, to visit his family home. The weekend will be one of excitements and confusions for everyone, but it is on George’s sixteen-year-old... more...

  • Berenice and Bajazetby Alan Hollinghurst; Jean Racine

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 14.57

    The critical event in Berenice , the death of Titus's father, the Emperor Vespasian, happens a week before the play opens. Thereafter Titus knows that his separation from Berenice is inevitable.Thereafter Titus knows that his separation from Berenice is inevitable. The breaking off of a great love affair involves too the hopes of Antiochus, himself... more...

  • Offshoreby Penelope Fitzgerald; Alan Hollinghurst

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1998; Not Available

    On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of eccentrics live in houseboats. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they belong to one another. There is Maurice, a homosexual prostitute; Richard, a buttoned-up ex-navy man; but most of all there's Nenna, the struggling mother of two wild little girls. How each of their lives complicates the others... more...

  • Offshoreby Penelope Fitzgerald; Alan Hollinghurst

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 6.07

    This Booker Prize-winning novel from the author of ‘The Blue Flower’ is set among the houseboat community of the Thames. more...

  • Parisian Sketchesby Joris-Karl Huysmans; Brendan King; Alan Hollinghurst

    Dedalus 2011; US$ 12.99

    Intense, meticulously observed impressions of 1870s' Paris more...

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