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Waiting for Sunrise - William Boyd
Waiting for Sunrise
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781408818589 (1408818582)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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4.0 Review: Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd
This novel has two very distinct parts, beginning with bohemian and sexy and ending with dangerous and thrilling. Neither of which were really what I was expecting, but the contrast worked well. This was my first Boyd and I will definitely be investigating his back catalogue.
DES rated it
Good first half, then deteriorating in a fast spinning spy novel where the hero has skills that would make James Bond blush. No the besr William Boyd book, but good fun to read.
tmwstw rated it
4.0 Waiting for Sunrise
Our “hero” Lysander Rief is an actor, and through out this well written spy story you are never quite sure what is true, what is illusion and when he is being himself. Set just before, and in the early part of World War One, this is a very good yarn, with many twists and turns, ensuring that you con...
Nigeyb rated it
A big disappointmentI stuck with this for 320 pages (of a total of 428) before waving the white flag, and reading the rest of the plot on Wikipedia. I read my first [a:William Boyd|8170|William Boyd|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1266355107p2/8170.jpg] novel, [b:Brazzaville Beach|77829|Brazzaville ...
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4.0 A Hall Of Mirrors
Like Boyd's other recent and highly successful novels, Waiting For Sunrise is the story of a relatively ordinary individual caught up in extraordinary events. Opening in Vienna in nineteen fifteen, it begins with Lysander Rief, a not overly-successful English actor, sitting in the consulting room of...
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