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The Stranger's Child - Alan Hollinghurst
The Stranger's Child
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3.08 30
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330483278 (0330483277)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 564
Edition language: English
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KatieMc
KatieMc rated it
4.0 Not perfect, but lovely
It was not perfect, but it was lovely. A tale told in five loosely connected parts, all linked by one character who did not even live to see the second act. Cecil Valance, while very young when killed in the great war, managed to touch many lives both directly [spoiler] he slept with many men and e...
KatieMc
KatieMc rated it
4.0 The Stranger's Child
It was not perfect, but it was lovely. A tale told in five loosely connected parts, all linked by one character who did not even live to see the second act. Cecil Valance, while very young when killed in the great war, managed to touch many lives both directly he slept with many men and even so...
Under The Mountain
Under The Mountain rated it
0.0 Stranger's Child
Reminds me of Brideshead Revisited, no?
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
0.0
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/666788474
daisyq
daisyq rated it
Hollinghurst writes so beautifully, and does especially good party scenes. I loved the first three sections of this, while the final two (no parties) I thought were only okay. The book didn't quite come together as a whole as much as [b:The Line of Beauty|139087|The Line of Beauty|Alan Hollinghurst|...
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