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William Boyd
William Boyd is the author of ten novels, including A Good Man in Africa, winner of the Whitbread Award and the Somerset Maugham Award; An Ice-Cream War, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Brazzaville Beach, winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize;... show more



William Boyd is the author of ten novels, including A Good Man in Africa, winner of the Whitbread Award and the Somerset Maugham Award; An Ice-Cream War, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Brazzaville Beach, winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Any Human Heart, winner of the Prix Jean Monnet; and Restless, winner of the Costa Novel of the Year.

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Birth date: March 07, 1952
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
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 2 years ago
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...
philoSophie
philoSophie rated it 2 years ago
Πρόκειται για σκόρπιες σκέψεις που γράφτηκαν από το 1912 ως το 1935, τη χρονιά θανάτου του Pessoa, με ημερολογιακή μορφή και συνειρμική δομή, που διακρίνεται τόσο για τη έλλειψη πλοκής και μύθου, όσο για την αποσπασματικότητά της. Ιδωμένο με αντικειμενική σκοπιά, το συγκεκριμένο "μυθιστόρημα" είναι ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 3 years ago
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...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 3 years ago
bookshelves: published-2009, paper-read, one-penny-wonder, hardback, britain-england, london, summer-2015 Read from April 16 to July 10, 2015 Description: It is May in Chelsea, London. The glittering river is unusually high on an otherwise ordinary afternoon. Adam Kindred, a young climatologist...
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