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The Vanishing Game
by William Boyd
A down-on-his luck actor is paired with a weather-battered Land Rover Defender on a seemingly innocuous courier job. But some things are too good to be true and this innocent journey quickly unfolds into a dangerous plot with a shadowy cast of characters.
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Ordinary Thunderstorms: A Novel
by William Boyd
“William Boyd seems singularly blessed with both an innate love of storytelling and the talent to render those stories in swift, confident prose.” —The New York Times From William Boyd, award-winning author of Brazzaville Beach and Restless, comes a stunning literary mystery about crime and punishment: Ordinary Thunderstorms. One...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Love Is Blind: A novel
by William Boyd
The Whitbread Award-winning author of A Good Man in Africa and the Costa Award-winning Restless now gives us a sweeping new novel that unfolds across fin-de-siècle Europe as it tells a story of ineffable passions--familial, artistic, romantic--and their power to shape, and destroy, a life.Brodie Moncur is a brilliant piano tuner, as...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Historical Fiction; All Romance
Waiting for Sunrise: A Novel
by William Boyd
From one of our most celebrated and imaginative writers comes a spellbinding novel about deception, betrayal, psychoanalysis, and the mysteries of the human heart. William Boyd follows his critically acclaimed novels A Good Man in Africa, Brazzaville Beach, and Ordinary Thunderstorms with a razor-sharp, incandescent thriller in Waiting...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Restless: A Novel
by William Boyd
A masterful and thrilling espionage novel from one of the most talented authors of his generation. Full of tension and drama, emotion and history, this is storytelling at its finest. Now a major TV movie adaptation by The Sundance Channel and the BBC. It is Paris, 1939. Twenty-eight year old Eva Delectorskaya is at the funeral of her...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Any Human Heart (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
William Boyd’s masterful new novel tells, in a series of intimate journals, the story of Logan Mountstuart—writer, lover, art dealer, spy—as he makes his often precarious way through the twentieth century.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The New Confessions: A Novel (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
In this extraordinary novel, William Boyd presents the autobiography of John James Todd, whose uncanny and exhilarating life as one of the most unappreciated geniuses of the twentieth century is equal parts Laurence Stern, Charles Dickens, Robertson Davies, and Saul Bellow, and a hundred percent William Boyd.   From his birth in 1899...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Blue Afternoon: Volume 1 (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
"A perfect-pitch story of love and redemption" (The New York Times), Boyd's atmospheric new novel confirms his reputation as heir to the grand narrative traditions of Joseph Conrad and Somerset Maugham. In 1936 Los angeles, as her long-estranged father tells architect Kay Fischer the story behind her secret parentage, he plunges readers...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Armadillo: A Novel (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
On a cold winter's morning, Lorimer Black, an insurance adjustor -- young, good-looking, on the rise -- goes to keep a perfectly ordinary appointment only to find a hanged man.His life is about to be turned upside down and in directions he never imagined. The elements at play: A beautiful actress with whom he finds himself falling in...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
An Ice-Cream War: A Novel (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
"Rich in character and incident, An Ice-Cream War fulfills the ambition of the historical novel at its best." --The New York Times Book ReviewBooker Prize Finalist"Boyd has more than fulfilled the bright promise of [his] first novel. . . . He is capable not only of some very funny satire but also of seriousness and...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Historical Fiction
On the Yankee Station: Stories (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
Wiliam Boyd, winner of the Whitbread and Somerset Maugham Awards, introduces unlikely heroes desperate to redeem their unsatisfying lives. From California poolsides to the battlegrounds of Vietnam, here is a world populated by weary souls who turn to fantasy as their sole escape from life's inequities. Stranded in an African hotel...
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Categories: Unknown
Stars and Bars: A Novel (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
Sharply observed and brilliantly plotted, Stars and Bars is an uproarious portrait of culture clash deep in the heart of the American South, by one of contemporary literature’s most imaginative novelists. A recent transfer to Manhattan has inspired art assessor Henderson Dores to shed his British reserve and aspire to the...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
A Good Man in Africa: A Novel (Vintage International)
by William Boyd
In the small African republic of Kinjanja, British diplomat Morgan Leafy bumbles heavily through his job. His love of women, his fondness for drink, and his loathing for the country prove formidable obstacles on his road to any kind of success. But when he becomes an operative in Operation Kingpin and is charged with monitoring the front...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Brazzaville Beach: A Novel
by William Boyd
“Utterly engaging….A novel of ideas, of big themes….William Boyd is a champion storyteller.” - New York Times Book Review William Boyd’s classic Brazzaville Beach has been called as a “bold seamless blend of philosophy and suspense… [that] nevertheless remains accessible to general readers on a level of pure...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Destiny of Nathalie X
by William Boyd
This new collection of eleven stories by the author of The Blue Afternoon takes readers back in time from a contemporary Hollywood film shoot to World War I in Vienna, introducing an unforgettable cast of characters. Artful, witty, moving, The Destiny of Nathalie X is a confirmation of Boyd's standing as a master storyteller. 208 pp....
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Fascination: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)
by William Boyd
One of the most beguiling storytellers on either side of the Atlantic delivers a luminous new collection whose 14 stories are a series of variations on the theme of love–and its shady cousin lust. A film director’s journal becomes an unintended chronicle of his deepening and ruinous obsession with a leading lady (“Notebook No....
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Categories: Unknown
Longing (Modern Plays)
by William Boyd
All things pass is this your philosophy? Is there no room for love in your philosophy of life? Renowned and best-selling novelist William Boyd, CBE, adapts two Chekhov short stories, A Visit to Friends and My Life , to weave a comic tale about nineteenth-century Russian provincial life, both familiar and unfamiliar. When Kolia is...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Bamboo: Essays and Criticism
by William Boyd
"Plant one bamboo shoot-cut bamboo for the rest of your life." William Boyd's prolific, fruitful career is a testament to this old Chinese saying. Boyd penned his first book review in 1978-the proverbial bamboo shoot-and we've been reaping the rewards ever since. Beginning with the Whitbread Award-winning A Good Man in Africa , William...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Sweet Caress
by William Boyd
Born into Edwardian England, Amory's first memory is of her father standing on his head. She has memories of him returning on leave during the First World War. But his absences, both actual and emotional, are what she chiefly remembers. It is her photographer uncle Greville who supplies the emotional bond she needs, who, when he gives...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Sex & Erotica
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