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The line of beauty

Author: Alan Hollinghurst
Publisher: London : Picador, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is the summer of 1983, and young Nick Guest, an innocent in matters of politics and money, has moved into an attic room in the Notting Hill home of the Feddens: Gerald, an ambitious new Tory MP, his wealthy wife Rachel, and their children Toby and Catherine. As the boom years of the mid-80s unfold, Nick becomes caught up in the Feddens' world, while pursuing his own private obsession, with beauty - a prize as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Hollinghurst
ISBN: 9781447202523 144720252X 9781447202226 1447202228
OCLC Number: 809001750
Awards: 2004 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
Description: 501, 18 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alan Hollinghurst.

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