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by William Boyd
Author: William Boyd
Publisher: Penguin Books; Pub in Penguin Bks 1986 edition (July 1, 1986)
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Author: William Boyd.
Author: William Boyd. PART ONE. Twenty-four hours in New York.
Published in the United States by Vintage Books, a division of Random House, In. New York. Originally published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton, London, in 1984, and subsequently in the United States by William Morrow and Company, In. New York in 1985. Vintage is a registered trademark and Vintage International.
I love the books of William Boyd. His Ice Cream War, set in the little known African theater of World War One, is among the finest of the war/imperial novels, right up there with anything by JG Farrell. A Good Man in Africa is right up there with Graham Greene's great ones. Armadillo is a well constructed examination of identity and the idea of Englishness.
William Boyd was born in 1952 in Accra, Ghana, and grew up there and in Nigeria. He is the author of fifteen highly acclaimed, bestselling novels and five collections of stories.
The story of a rootless English art expert, Henderson Dores, who has secured employment in the USA to aid his efforts to rekindle his relationship with. William Boyd was born in 1952 in Accra, Ghana, and grew up there and in Nigeria. He is married and divides his time between London and south-west France.
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William Boyd (author). His 1991 debut A Good Man in Africa immediately bagged the Whitbread First Novel Award, a win that has heralded contemporary classics such as the Costa-winning Restless and the literary tour de force that is Any Human Heart. Visit the William Boyd author page Added to basket. William Boyd’s first novel, A Good Man in Africa, won a Whitbread Prize and a Somerset Maugham Award; his second, An Ice-Cream War, was awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Brazzaville Beach won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; and The Blue Afternoon won the Los Angeles Times Prize for Fiction. Boyd lives in London.
Boyd's humour, timed to a tee, always raps out the truth' Mail on Sunday. Boyd does not pass up a single comic turn' Sunday Telegraph. Splittlingly shrewd and engaging' Guardian. The wry laughter never stops. the shrewdest pages yet from a master of witty manipulation' Observer.