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Alan Hollinghurst - The Stranger's Child - 9780330483278 - KTJ0025682
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The Stranger's Child

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Description for The Stranger's Child Paperback. The UK number one hardback bestseller from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Line of Beauty Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 143 x 37. Weight in Grams: 408. Some shelf wear, but overall very good

The Stranger's Child is Alan Hollinghurst's Sunday Times Novel of the Year.

In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge friend Cecil Valance, a charismatic young poet, to visit his family home. Filled with intimacies and confusions, the weekend will link the families for ever, having the most lasting impact on George’s sixteen-year-old sister Daphne.

As the decades pass, Daphne and those around her endure startling changes in fortune and circumstance, reputations rise and fall, secrets are revealed and hidden and the events of that long-ago summer become part of a legendary story, ... Read more

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About Alan Hollinghurst
Alan Hollinghurst is the author of several novels including The Swimming-Pool Library, The Folding Star, The Spell and The Line of Beauty. He has received the Somerset Maugham Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction and the 2004 Man Booker Prize. He lives in London.

Reviews for The Stranger's Child
With The Stranger’s Child, an already remarkable talent unfurls into something spectacular.
Sunday Times
I would compare the novel to Middlemarch . . . a remarkable, unmissable achievement.
Magnificent . . . universally acclaimed as the best novel of the year.
Philip Hensher

Goodreads reviews for The Stranger's Child

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