The Stranger’s Child by Alan Hollinghurst

The Stranger’s Child Alan Hollinghurst Hardback, Picador, ISBN 978-0-330-483247 £20 Will Bowers The Stranger’s Child begins on the eve of the First World War with the poet Cecil Valance’s visit to Two Acres, the house of his Cambridge friend George Sawle. Hollinghurst’s opening is typical of his fascination with the dynamics of domestic settings, and the turbulent effects that strangers have upon them. The first … Continue reading The Stranger’s Child by Alan Hollinghurst