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Alan Hollinghurst

Alan Hollinghurst talks to Mark Lawson about his new novel The Stranger's Child, the changing definitions of gay fiction and the effect of winning the Booker prize.

Booker Prize-winning novelist Alan Hollinghurst talks to Mark Lawson in an extended interview. His new novel The Stranger's Child covers 95 years of British social and literary history through the changing readings and misreadings of a poem written by a first world war poet.

He also discusses the lottery of literary success, changing definitions of gay fiction and the effect of winning a major prize.

Producer Robyn Read.

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