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The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst

The Swimming-Pool Library

  • Paperback $16.95

    Sep 19, 1989 | 352 Pages

  • Ebook $4.99

    Sep 21, 2011 | 352 Pages

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"Easily one of [1988’s] most important debuts…A buoyant, smart, irrepressibly sexy book…that has the heft and resonance of a classic modernist novel, the sprawl and surprise of an intimate memoir." — Village Voice Literary Supplement"The swimming-pool library beautifully welds the standard conventions of fiction to a tale of modern transgressions. It tells of impurities with shimmering elegance, of complexities with a camp-fired wit and of truths with a fiction’s solid grace." — The New York Times Book Review

"Absorbing and delightful…some of the brightest, smartest writing to come along in a long time." — Houston Post

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