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The Stranger's Child: Picador Classic

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Description for The Stranger's Child: Picador Classic Paperback. Series: Picador Classic. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
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 sister Daphne that it will have the most lasting impact. As the decades pass, Daphne and those around her endure startling changes in fortune and circumstance and, as reputations rise and fall, the events of that ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Picador
Condition
New
Series
Picador Classic
Number of Pages
592
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781509852048
SKU
9781509852048
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About Alan Hollinghurst
Alan Hollinghurst is the author of five novels, The Swimming-Pool Library, The Folding Star, The Spell, The Line of Beauty and The Stranger's Child. 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: Picador Classic
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
Independent
Elegant, seductive and extremely enjoyable . . . one of the best novels published this year
Guardian
Magnificent . . . universally acclaimed as the ... Read more

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