The Swimming Pool Library

Author: Alan Hollinghurst

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  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9781529113839
  • : Penguin Random House
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  • : April 2021
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  • : Alan Hollinghurst
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  • : English
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Barcode 9781529113839
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January 2021

Description

'Deserves first prize in every category... Superbly written, wildly funny' Daily Telegraph


THE BOOKER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR OF THE LINE OF BEAUTY


Young, gay, William Beckwith spends his time, and his trust fund, idly cruising London for erotic encounters. When he saves the life of an elderly man in a public convenience an unlikely job opportunity presents itself - the man, Lord Nantwich, is seeking a biographer. Will agrees to take a look at Nantwich's diaries. But in the story he unravels, a tragedy of twentieth-century gay repression, lurk bitter truths about Will's own privileged existence.