Sunday, July 28, 2019

The ten best British political novels

At the Waterstones blog, Mark Skinner tagged ten of the best British political novels, including:
The Line of Beauty
Alan Hollinghurst

A profound panorama of British politics and society in the Thatcherite 1980s, Hollinghurst’s Booker Prize-winning novel sees na├»ve Nick Guest enter the orbit of a Tory MP and his glamorous family. Politically acute, emotionally nuanced and written with dazzling style and grace, The Line of Beauty is a sophisticated delight and a modern classic.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Line of Beauty is among Deborah Parker and Mak Parker's ten biggest bootlickers from literature and history and Kwasi Kwarteng's top ten books about Thatcherism.

--Marshal Zeringue