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The Sparsholt Affair

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The Sparsholt Affair

In 1940, the handsome, athletic and charismatic David Sparsholt arrives at Oxford University to study engineering, unaware of his effect on others --- especially on Evert Dax, the lonely son of a celebrated novelist who is destined to become a writer himself.

Spanning three generations, THE SPARSHOLT AFFAIR plumbs the ways that the friendship between these two men will influence their lives --- and the lives of others’ --- for decades to come. Richly observed and emotionally charged, this is a dazzling novel of fathers and sons, of family and legacy, and of the longing for permanence amid life’s inevitable transience.

The Sparsholt Affair
by Alan Hollinghurst

  • Publication Date: February 5, 2019
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN-10: 1101873086
  • ISBN-13: 9781101873083