9780679762317

The Folding Star

ISBN 10: 0679762310 / 0-679-76231-0
ISBN 13: 9780679762317
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:

In self-imposed exile in an ancient Flemish city, an embittered 33-year-old language tutor, Edward Manners, falls in love with his alluring 17-year-old pupil, Luc Altidore. As Edward pursues the elusive object of his infatuation--and plunges into affairs with two other men--this book interweaves past and present, history and memory, into a tapestry of unfulfillable desire.


Review:

"You could read this novel as a miniature REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST. Or as an expanded DEATH IN VENICE...or as a homosexual LOLITA....It is an immense pleasure to read..."

Gabriele Annan, New York Review of Books, 11/03/1994

Review:

"[M]oves beyond provincial gay territory to the full-fledged European novel."

New Yorker

 
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Hollinghurst, Alan
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