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Alan Hollinghurst
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Alan Hollinghurst is the author of the novels The Swimming-Pool Library, The Folding Star, The Spell and The Line of Beauty, which won the Man Booker Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has received the Somerset Maugham Award, the E. M. Forster Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction. He lives in London.

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The Stranger's Child

Written by Alan Hollinghurst


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $15.95

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Line of Beauty: a magnificent, century-spanning saga about a love triangle that spawns a myth, and a family mystery, across generations.

In the summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge schoolmate—a handsome, aristocratic young poet named Cecil Valance—to his family’s home outside London... Read more >

The Stranger's Child

Written by Alan Hollinghurst


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Swimming-Pool Library

Written by Alan Hollinghurst


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Swimming-Pool Library

Written by Alan Hollinghurst


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 19, 1989
Price: $15.95

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. The book focuses on two men: William Beckwith, a young gay aristocrat who leads a life... Read more >
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