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37. The Spell - Alan Hollinghurst

posted 12 Dec 2012, 12:35 by Oxford Reading Group   [ updated 13 Dec 2012, 07:05 ]
November 2005
Suggested By: Tim

Summary: A middle-aged civil servant's life is transformed when his new, young lover introduces him to London's gay scene. Hollinghurst tries to explore love, lust and loss amongst middle class Englishmen, but ends up with a clunky gay Mills & Boon. Sadly not on a par with his 2004 Booker winner.
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