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William Boyd - Author


William Boyd is the author of eleven 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 adapted into a Channel 4 drama; Restless, winner of the Costa Novel of the Year, the Yorkshire Post Novel of the Year and a Richard & Judy selection; Ordinary Thunderstorms and, most recently, the Sunday Times bestseller, Waiting for Sunrise. William Boyd lives in London and France.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by William Boyd

Restless
William Boyd
I am an enormous fan of William Boyd although some of his novels are a little disappointing. Not this one. I must admit I was surprised to discover that it is actually just a spy story … but what a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/12/2012
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Waiting for Sunrise
William Boyd
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 8 March 2012. A thrilling, plot-twisting new novel set in Europe during the first world war, from the bestselling author of Any Human Heart, Restless and Ordinary Thunderstorms.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2012
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Any Human Heart
William Boyd
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Audiobook of the Year of the Year Award 2011. The story of a life lived to the full - and a journey deep into a very human heart.
Format: CD-Audio - Released: //--
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Ordinary Thunderstorms
William Boyd
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 3 December 2009. A gripping thriller that will keep you glued from beginning to end. When Adam Kindred finds himself caught up in a murder and has to lose himself in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2009
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Restless
William Boyd
Reviewed on Richard & Judy on Wednesday 14 February 2007.Winner oftheCostaNovel Award 2006.Judges' comment: "Beautifully crafted. Boyd gives us a page-turner, despite the story's complex wartime intrigue. Restless is packed with riveting detail: it is a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2007
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Restless
William Boyd
Winner oftheCostaNovel Award 2006. Judges' comment: "Beautifully crafted. Boyd gives us a page-turner, despite the story's complex wartime intrigue. Restless is packed with riveting detail: it is a novel reeking of authenticity."
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2006
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Waiting for Sunrise
William Boyd
A thrilling, plot-twisting new novel set in Europe during the first world war, from the bestselling author of Any Human Heart, Restless and Ordinary Thunderstorms
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
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Solo A James Bond Novel
William Boyd
1969. A veteran secret agent. A single mission. A licence to kill. James Bond returns.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
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Solo A James Bond Novel
William Boyd
William Boyd is a self-avowed James Bond nut and this shines through in the latest of the revived Bond franchise. This isn’t the up to date Bond of the movies but the sixties Bond of Fleming’s books and the detail...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
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Sweet Caress The Many Lives of Amory Clay
William Boyd
In this enthralling story of a life fully lived, William Boyd has created a sweeping panorama of some of the most defining moments of modern history, told through the camera lens of one unforgettable woman, Amory Clay. It is his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2015
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