The Stranger's Child.

Position:Literary Fiction

The Stranger's Child | ALAN HOLLINGHURST: This is Hollinghurst's first novel since winning the Man Booker Prize almost seven years ago for The Line of Beauty ([EXCELLENT] Jan/Feb 2005). In a Guardian review of the novel last June, Theo Tait argues that "Hollinghurst has a strong, perhaps unassailable claim to be the best English novelist working today." In his latest effort, Hollinghurst looks at literary legacy as young aristocratic poet Cecil visits a...

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