The Swimming-Pool Library

Hollinghurst Alan

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Éditeur
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Digital
Pages
352
Parution
septembre 2011
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780307806604
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A literary sensation and bestseller both in England and America, The SwimmingPool 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. "Impeccably composed and meticulously particular in its observation of everything" (Harpers & Queen), it focuses on the friendship of two men: William Beckwith, a young gay aristocrat who leads a life of privilege and promiscuity, and the elderly Lord Nantwich, an old Africa hand, searching for someone to write his biography and inherit his traditions.


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