9781596910034

The Folding Star: A Novel

Hollinghurst, Alan

ISBN 10: 1596910038 / 1-59691-003-8
ISBN 13: 9781596910034
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
The 1995 Booker Prize finalist finally back in print.

Alan Hollinghurst’s hypnotic and exquisitely written novel tells the story of Edward Manners, a disaffected 33-year-old who leaves England to earn his living as a language tutor in a Flemish city. Almost immediately he falls in love with one of his pupils, but can only console himself with other, illicit affairs. With this novel, Hollinghurst exposes us fearlessly to the consequences of unfulfillable, annihilating desire.

Review:
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.

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