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The Blue Afternoon - William Boyd
The Blue Afternoon
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From the author of A Good Man in Africa and Brazzaville Beach comes an ambitious and seductive novel--part suspense, part romance, all grand storytelling. Told in flashbacks, the story travels from 1930's Hollywood to the exotic, violent world of the Philippines in 1902, telling a tale of... show more
From the author of A Good Man in Africa and Brazzaville Beach comes an ambitious and seductive novel--part suspense, part romance, all grand storytelling. Told in flashbacks, the story travels from 1930's Hollywood to the exotic, violent world of the Philippines in 1902, telling a tale of medicine, the murder of American soldiers, and the creation of a magical flying machine.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780679432951 (0679432957)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Pages no: 367
Edition language: English
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Boyd never disappoints. But this is not one of his best, a little too much action and complication cramped into the plot line and the various characters were not totally believable to me. But still far above the average contemporary writer.
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