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Sweet Caress - William Boyd
Sweet Caress
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When Amory Clay was born, in the decade before the Great War, her disappointed father gave her an androgynous name and announced the birth of a son. But this daughter was not one to let others define her; Amory became a woman who accepted no limits to what that could mean, and from the time she... show more
When Amory Clay was born, in the decade before the Great War, her disappointed father gave her an androgynous name and announced the birth of a son. But this daughter was not one to let others define her; Amory became a woman who accepted no limits to what that could mean, and from the time she picked up her first camera, one who would record her own version of events.Movi
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781632863331 (1632863332)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
2.5 Sweet Caress
William Boyd is another author that is often recommended to me but that I can't warm to. Not that I dislike his books. On the contrary, I'm often intrigued by his themes and by his writing. I just don't seem to be able to derive any satisfaction out of reading them. Sweet Caress is a prime example...
Rod Raglin
Rod Raglin rated it
4.0 Life, full and unadulterated
Sweet Caress is a fictional autobiography of a woman who lived an interesting life during tumultuous times. Amory Clay was born in 1908 in England and died in 1983 and so experienced or was at least affected by two world wars, the great depression, the War in Vietnam and the social and sexual revo...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
5.0 Sweet Caress by William Boyd
bookshelves: published-2015, radio-4, autumn-2015, lit-richer, art-forms Read from December 20, 2014 to October 03, 2015 BABThttp://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06bncyg Read by the lovely Barbara Flynn who you may remember from The Beiderbecke AffairDescription: In 1915, Amory's uncle unknowingly...
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