The Sparsholt Affair

Author: Alan Hollinghurst

From the internationally acclaimed winner of the Man Booker Prize, a sweeping new novel that explores richly complex relationships between fathers and sons as it spans seven transformative decades in England, from the 1940s through the presentIn the fall of 1940, with the world at war, a young man arrives at Oxford to study engineering, though his sights are already set on….Read More

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