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The Line of Beauty
The Line of Beauty
Author: Alan Hollinghurst
In the summer of 1983, twenty-year-old Nick Guest moves into an attic room in the Notting Hill home of the Feddens: conservative Member of Parliament Gerald, his wealthy wife Rachel, and their two children, Toby-whom Nick had idolized at Oxford-and Catherine, highly critical of her family's assumptions and ambitions. — As the boom years of the ei...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780330427371
ISBN-10: 0330427377
Publication Date: 1/2004
Pages: 501
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Publisher: Picador USA
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
Stunningly skilled, lucid, writing. Hollinghurst takes us deep within a decade, a moment, a conversation. He takes us wherever he wants, in fact. One of the best books I've read recently.
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Helpful Score: 3
Great, sad, bitter, lovely. If you like studies of interactions between rich and middle class, or studies of gay life in 80s london (no holds barred), you will like it.
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Helpful Score: 2
A hard read - taking me a while to wade through it. Really my life may be too short to finish it
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