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William Boyd

Biography

William Boyd

William Boyd is the author of 10 novels, including ORDINARY THUNDERSTORMS; 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.

William Boyd

Books by William Boyd

by William Boyd - Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

It's 1969 and, having just celebrated his 45th birthday, James Bond --- British special agent 007 --- is summoned to headquarters to receive an unusual assignment. Zanzarim, a troubled West African nation, is being ravaged by a bitter civil war, and M directs Bond to quash the rebels threatening the established regime.

by William Boyd - Espionage, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Lysander Rief, a young English actor, becomes caught up in a feverish affair with a beautiful, enigmatic woman. When she goes to the police to press charges of rape, however, he is stunned. Only a carefully plotted escape saves him from trial. But the frenzied getaway sets off a chain of events that steadily dismantles Lysander's life as he knows it.

by William Boyd - Fiction

Any Human Heart is a moving, ambitious and richly conceived novel that embodies the heroics and follies of twentieth-century life.