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Came highly recommended by Kim (it's her copy on my shelf - just in case I forget to return it) but I didn't really get into it. too much gay self pity for me.

Review: The Line of Beauty

User Review  - Kara - Goodreads

The Line of Beauty must be one of the most beautifully written novels I have read. Each sentence a masterpiece. I needed to savor each one. The writing alone makes this novel worthy of the Booker ... Read full review

Review: The Line of Beauty

User Review  - Jediam - Goodreads

Boring... very little plot until the last 50 pages. Read full review

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User Review  - David Moulton - Goodreads

At first I was kind of shocked by all the rich right-wingers. I'm not used to that in a literary novel. Even more shocking, these people aren't caricatures. They have hopes and dreams and rich inner ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Picked up a used copy in London before the long plane ride home. I wanted something British and meaty, but I'm afraid I found this all kind of long-winded. Maybe I"m just not able to connect with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Leight - Goodreads

I read this book after having read, and enjoyed, The Stranger's Child, and by comparison was disappointed. It's a substantive enough novel to make a long trip go by quickly, but despite the length I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

I have got to stop reading books about awful gay Brits. I'm so depressed by this book but I have to know exactly how thoroughly Nick fucks things up. UPDATE: I did stop reading. Turns out I can't read about awful Thatcherites no matter how gay they are. Read full review

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User Review  - Susie - Goodreads

I love reading novels about wealthy people. I like having a window on a lifestyle that I am excluded from. It's not envy, per se, but a voyeurism, which is what Nick was doing more than anything, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Woodbury - Goodreads

There have been a LOT of Thatcher-era books coming out of the UK lately. This one's a bit older, a Booker winner I'm just catching up on. Protagonist Nick, a gay young man who adopts himself into a ... Read full review

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