The Line of Beauty, Alan Hollinghurst
Alan Hollinghurst

The Line of Beauty

570 printed pages
Winner of 2004's Man Booker Prize for fiction, The Line of Beauty is a sweeping novel about class, sex, and money that brings Thatcher's London alive. Nick Guest has moved in with the Feddens, a family whose patriarch is a conservative member of parliament. An innocent in matters of politics and money, Nick becomes caught up in the Feddens' world of parties and excess, as well as in his own private pursuit of beauty. Framed by the two general elections that returned Margaret Thatcher to power, The Line of Beauty unfurls through four extraordinary years of change and tragedy.

New York Times Notable Book of the Year
New York Times Bestseller and LA Times Bestseller List.

“A magnificent comedy of manners. Hollinghurst's alertness to the tiniest social and tonal shifts never slackens, and positively luxuriates in a number of unimprovably droll set pieces…[an] outstanding novel.”-New York Times Book Review

“Hollinghurst has placed his gay protagonist within a larger social context, and the result is his most tender and powerful novel to date, a sprawling and haunting elegy to the 1980s.”-Entertainment Weekly
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He couldn’t help feeling he was going to fall short of his new lover’s standards. He was intelligent, he had just got a first-class degree from Oxford University, but people meant such different things by music and politics.
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