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The Spell by Alan Hollinghurst
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May 10, 2012

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bookshelves: subject-queer, genre-novels, 1975-1999, ownership-library-books
Read from September 06 to 15, 2012


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09/06/2012 page 33
12.0% "Yup, still love Hollinghurst's prose. "It was sparely furnished with old oak and hollowed-out sofas and a number of arts-and-crafts chairs like conscientious objectors to the idea of comfort.""
09/14/2012 page 142
55.0% ""[. . .] he had an amusing way of speaking — he could hint at a lurking joke in 'Pass the salt,' which was why there was something so grim to his black moods, when his command of the saving funniness of things was shown to be a mere rhetorical trick.""

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