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Title The Sparsholt affair /
Alan Hollinghurst.
Author Hollinghurst, Alan, author. (3)
Publisher Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, London
Published 2017.
ISBN 1509844937 (paperback)
9781509844937 (paperback)
1447208218
9781447208211
MARC No ocn992468098
Pages 453 pages ; 24 cm
Notes "From the internationally acclaimed winner of the Man Booker Prize, a masterly new novel that spans seven transformative decades in England--from the 1940s to the present--as it plumbs the richly complex relationships of a remarkable family. In 1940, David Sparsholt arrives at Oxford to study engineering, though his sights are set on joining the Royal Air Force. Handsome, athletic, charismatic, he is unaware of his effect on
others--especially on Evert Dax, the lonely son of a celebrated novelist who is destined to become a writer himself. With the world at war, and the Blitz raging in London, Oxford nevertheless exists at a strange remove a place of fleeting beauty--and secret liaisons. A friendship develops between these two...
Subject University of Oxford Fiction. (2)
Male friendship Fiction. (17)
Homosexuality Fiction. (4)
Interpersonal relations Fiction. (185)
Social classes England Fiction. (14)
Great Britain History 20th century Fiction. (14)
Historical fiction. (931)
Psychological fiction. (224)
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Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Rental Fiction (Historical) HOL Available

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