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A philandering art dealer tries to give up casual love affairs - seeking only passionate kisses as a substitute. A man recounts his personal history through the things he has stolen from others throughout his life. A couple chart the journey of their five year relationship backwards, from awkward reunion to lovelorn first encounter. And, at the heart of the book, a 24-year old young woman, Bethany Mellmoth, embarks on a year-long journey of wishful and tentative self-discovery.
He has probably written more classic books than any of his contemporaries Daily Telegraph
Boyd is a brilliant novelist Observer
William Boyd is a gifted chronicler of lives both enigmatic and artistic Mail on Sunday
One of Britain's best and best-loved storytellers Sunday Express
Boyd deals with heavy themes with the lightest touch. We're lucky to have him writing for us -- John Sutherland The Times
Boyd is a gifted and intelligent story-teller -- Amanda Craig Independent on Sunday
Boyd is as good as ever at capturing time and place, and at blurring the line between fact and fiction. A highly enjoyable read Daily Telegraph on 'Sweet Caress'
Publication date: 02/11/2017
|Publication date:||2nd November 2017|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,|
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 ...More About William Boyd