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The Swimming-pool Library - Alan Hollinghurst

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Alan Hollinghurst's first novel is a tour de force: a darkly erotic work that centres on the friendship of William Beckwith a young gay aristocrat who...

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Excellent

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published 12/07/2000

Very easy reading, you can get lost in it.

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After being recommended this book by a friend, I decided to take it on holiday to pass away the lazy days by the pool, unfortunately, after only reading it for about ten minutes I just couldn't put it down ! It is a story about a lad who is researching a book for an older gay man, you find out...

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Super

Brings up complex social issues, beautifully writt...

Explicitly gay, so not for everyone

A compelling and sexy novel about a decadent, gay young aristocrat in 80s London whose life is changed irrevocably when he saves the life of the elderly Lord Nantwich. Will has time on his hands and little in his life but sex and self-indulgence, so when his new friend asks him to write his...

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