The Swimming-Pool Library

The Swimming-Pool Library

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Young, gay, William Beckwith spends his time, and his trust fund, idly cruising London for erotic encounters. When he saves the life of an elderly man in a public convenience an unlikely job opportunity presents itself - the man, Lord Nantwich, is seeking a biographer. Will agrees to take a look at Nantwicha€™s diaries. But in the story he unravels, a tragedy of twentieth-century gay repression, lurk bitter truths about Willa€™s own privileged existence.He smiled again, as at the successful recitation of an old tale. a#39;I left the service some time ago now, though.a#39; Service, one could see, was something he was proud of, and his whole manner spoke of it. He was soberly dressed, in an illfitting greyanbsp;...


Title:The Swimming-Pool Library
Author: Alan Hollinghurst
Publisher:Random House - 2010-09-30
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