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Alan Hollinghurst

Autor(a) de The Line of Beauty

21+ Works 10,683 Membros 270 Reviews 43 Favorited

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Obras de Alan Hollinghurst

The Line of Beauty (2004) 4,582 cópias
The Swimming-Pool Library (1988) 2,013 cópias
The Stranger's Child (2011) 1,638 cópias
The Folding Star (1994) 1,081 cópias
The Spell (1998) 709 cópias
The Sparsholt Affair (2017) 605 cópias
New Writing 4 (1995) — Editor — 11 cópias
Il caso Sparsholt (2019) 2 cópias
Howard Hodgkin (2008) 2 cópias
Confidential Chats With Boys (SC) (1982) 1 exemplar(es)
Der Hirtenstern (German Edition) (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
The Spell (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
Yabancinin Cocugu (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
La stella di Espero (1995) 1 exemplar(es)
[No title] (2024) 1 exemplar(es)
Hollinghurst Alan 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Offshore (1979) — Introdução, algumas edições1,320 cópias
Bruges-la-Morte (1892) — Introdução, algumas edições452 cópias
Flesh and the Word: An Anthology of Erotic Writing (1992) — Contribuinte — 193 cópias
The Pleasure of Reading (1992) — Contribuinte — 188 cópias
Granta 43: Best of Young British Novelists 2 (1993) — Contribuinte — 177 cópias
The Ivory Tower (1917) — Introdução, algumas edições136 cópias
Man of My Dreams: Provocative Writing on Men Loving Men (1996) — Contribuinte — 76 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Gay Erotica (1997) — Contribuinte — 73 cópias
Between Men 2: Original Fiction by Today's Best Gay Writers (2009) — Contribuinte — 35 cópias
Something Inside: Conversations with Gay Fiction Writers (1999) — Contribuinte — 33 cópias
Britten and Auden in the Thirties (1981) — Prefácio, algumas edições16 cópias
The Line of Beauty [TV miniseries] (2006) — Original novel — 16 cópias
Nemo's almanac: a quiz for book lovers (2017) — Introdução — 12 cópias
A Love Letter to Europe: An Outpouring of Sadness and Hope (2019) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



The Stranger's Child by Alan Hollinghurst em Booker Prize (Novembro 2020)


I can see why some readers find the middle section long and somewhat boring. Part II is probably the best section of the novel--reminds me of Elizabeth Bowen and Anthony Powell at their best. Powell is probably the better comparison, with his multi-generational structuring, and in so comparing you can see why readers get frustrated: the book feels as though it should be much longer. The game of trying to guess which characters are the same characters from the preceding part, and how the new characters connect with the older characters, gets a little tiresome. Still, I thought it was an excellent novel. Not, by a long shot, nearly as good as "The Line of Beauty," but I'm certainly glad I read it.… (mais)
gtross | outras 76 resenhas | Apr 17, 2024 |
I don't know how to rate this. Until about fifty pages from the end, I sort of had a cohesive idea of it; it frustrated me somewhat and occasionally bored me, but I felt like I could talk about it: the writing, the sort of intergenerational fetishization of black men, the way that I kind of wish any other character in this were the protagonist...
Now I'm much more aggravated but also much more interested in it. It's beautiful and totally unresolved in the kind of way that reminds me somewhat of My Fair Lady.… (mais)
localgayangel | outras 34 resenhas | Mar 5, 2024 |
Although the story is different, the structure of this book reminded me a lot of the last Hollinghurst I read, The Stranger's Child. At the core there's the lived experience of one person, but that person remains in the shadows while others live their lives in the centre, and keep coming against the unknowable core but getting their own impressions and reflections of it. There's also the frequently awkward relationship Johathan has with his father David, and how people of certain age seem to be interested in him only because of it.… (mais)
mari_reads | outras 21 resenhas | Jan 21, 2024 |
A strange, melancholy book redeemed by some of the most nuanced descriptions of commonplace feelings I've ever read.
mmparker | outras 76 resenhas | Oct 24, 2023 |



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