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  • The Line of Beauty

    A Novel

    Winner of the Man Booker Prize and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the NBCC awardA New York Times Bestseller (Extended)An LA Times BestsellerA Northern California BestsellerA Sunday Times BestsellerA New York Times Notable Book of the YearFrom Alan Hollinghurst, the acclaimed author of The Sparsholt Affair, The Line of Bea... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence

    by Allan Johnson ...
    Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence proposes a striking approach for reading the influences that interlace twentieth-century gay British writers. Focusing on the role of the textual image in literary influence, this book moves toward a new understanding of the interpenetration of literary and visual culture in the twentieth century. ... Read more

    $76.49 USD

  • Sex and Sensibility in the Novels of Alan Hollinghurst

    Winner of the British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS) 2017 Edited Collection PrizeThis book is a challenging and engaging collection of original essays on the novels of Alan Hollinghurst, Britain’s foremost gay writer and the English novel’s master stylist. The essays engage the precarious and shifting relationship between sex and literary sensibility in his novels and, thus, ... Read more

    $80.09 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Sparsholt Affair

    A novel

    Narrated by David Dawson ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 20 min

    **“Call Me By Your Name meets Evelyn Waugh in a gorgeous novel about the generations-long aftershocks of a youthful tryst.” —EsquireFrom the winner of the Man Booker Prize, a masterly novel that spans seven transformative decades as it plumbs the complex relationships of a remarkable family.**In 1940, David Sparsholt arrives at Oxford to study engineering, though his sights are set on joining the ... Read more

    $25.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Spell

    **"The "spell" of the title is both the power of drugs, at the heart of the book, and the "sex-magic" that variously possesses - but then deserts - each of its main characters." -- The GuardianDiscover this ‘sparkling celebration of sexual intrigue’ (Telegraph, London) from the Booker Prize-winning author of The Line of Beauty.**The Spell is a comedy of sexual manners that follows the interlocking ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Alan Hollinghurst

    Writing under the influence

    This groundbreaking, cross-generic collection is the first to consider the entire breadth of Alan Hollinghurst's Booker Prize-winning writing. Focused through the concept of influence, the volume addresses critical issues surrounding the work of Britain's most important contemporary novelist. It encompasses provocative and timely subjects ranging from gay visual cultures and representations, to ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Sparsholt Affair

    A novel

    In 1940, the handsome, athletic, and charismatic David Sparsholt arrives at Oxford University to study engineering, unaware of his effect on others—especially on Evert Dax, the lonely son of a celebrated novelist who is destined to become a writer himself. Spanning three generations, The Sparsholt Affair plumbs the ways the friendship between these two men will influence their lives—and the lives ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Folding Star

    A Novel

    The 1995 Booker Prize finalist.Alan Hollinghurst's hypnotic and exquisitely written novel tells the story of Edward Manners, a disaffected 33-year-old who leaves England to earn his living as a language tutor in a Flemish city. Almost immediately he falls in love with one of his pupils, but can only console himself with other, illicit affairs. With this novel, Hollinghurst exposes us fearlessly to ... Read more

    $10.59 USD

  • The Swimming-Pool Library

    series Vintage International
    The dazzling first novel from the best-selling, Booker Prize-Winning author of The Line of Beauty and The Sparsholt Affair.An enthralling, darkly erotic novel of homosexuality before the scourge of AIDS; an elegy, possessed of chilling clarity, for ways of life that can no longer be lived with impunity. The Swimming-Pool Library focuses on the friendship of two men: William Beckwith, a young gay ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Stranger's Child

    series Vintage International
    From the Man Booker Prize–winning author of The Line of Beauty: a magnificent, century-spanning saga about a love triangle that spawns a myth, and a family mystery, across generations.In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge schoolmate—a handsome, aristocratic young poet named Cecil Valance—to his family’s modest home outside London for the weekend. George is enthralled by ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Stranger's Child

    Narrated by James Daniel Wilson ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 52 min

    From the Man Booker Prize–winning author of The Line of Beauty: a magnificent, century-spanning saga about a love triangle that spawns a myth, and a family mystery, across generations.In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge schoolmate—a handsome, aristocratic young poet named Cecil Valance—to his family’s modest home outside London for the weekend. George is enthralled by ... Read more

    $27.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Berenice and Bajazet

    The critical event in Berenice, the death of Titus's father, the Emperor Vespasian, happens a week before the play opens. Thereafter Titus knows that his separation from Berenice is inevitable. The breaking off of a great love affair involves too the hopes of Antiochus, himself long in love with Berenice. The play pushes all three of its principals to the brink, not of revenge but of self-murder, ... Read more

    $12.79 USD