Brazzaville Beach

Brazzaville Beach
Publisher Penguin UK
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 416
ISBN 9780141906775
Rating 4/5 from 19 reviews
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WINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE 'A brilliant storyteller . . . a book which stretches, tantalizes and delights' Financial Times _____________________________________ On Brazzaville Beach, on the edge of Africa, Hope Clearwater ponders the strange circumstances that led her to leave her husband John, and his mathematical obsessions, in England and venture to Africa to help world-renowned scientist Eugene Mallabar with his studies of wild chimps. But the more Hope studies Mallabar, the more she comes to believe that something isn't right. That behind Mallabar, and his obsessive work, there lies another, more sinister truth: one that might also help explain Hope's reasons for leaving England . . . _____________________________________ 'A most extraordinary parable about mankind. Quite unlike anything else I have read' Sunday Express 'Brilliant, daring. A gripping and compulsive story' Herald 'Hilarious and edgy' Sunday Times

Brazzaville Beach
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19

WINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE 'A brilliant storyteller . . . a book which stretches, tantalizes and delights' Financial Times _____________________________________ On Brazzaville Beach, on the edge of Africa, Hope Clearwater ponders the strange circumstances that led her to leave her husband John, and his mathematical obsessions, in England and venture

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Brazzaville Beach
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13

“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

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Ten Days to Destiny
  • Author : William Boyd,John Costello
  • Publisher : William Morrow & Company
  • Release Date : 1991

Hope Clearwater, an ecologist and wife of a mathematician, looks back on the events that led her to leave England and her husband

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Waiting for Sunrise
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2012-02-16

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.

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Brazzaville Beach
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991

Read online Brazzaville Beach written by William Boyd, published by which was released on 1991. Download full Brazzaville Beach Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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A Good Man in Africa
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19

WINNER OF THE WHITBREAD FIRST NOVEL AWARD WINNER OF THE SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD 'Uproariously funny' Observer _________________________ Overweight, oversexed and over there . . . Morgan Leafy is hardly the most respectable of Her Majesty's representatives in the West African state of Kinjanja. For starters, he probably shouldn't have involved himself in wholesale bribery.

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Love Is Blind
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24

When he is hired as the personal piano tuner for a brilliant pianist, Brodie Moncur suddenly finds himself swept up into a life of luxury that he could never have imagined. But while accompanying his new employer on tours from Paris to St. Petersburg, Brodie falls madly in love with

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Restless
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-01-08

Sally Gilmartin can’t escape her past. Living in the idyllic English countryside in 1976, Sally is haunted by her experiences during the Second World War. She also suspects someone is trying to kill her. With mounting fear, Sally confides with her daughter Ruth; a woman struggling with her own past.

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A Good Man in Africa
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-07-06

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

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Books
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991

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Chaos in Order
  • Author : Fiona Jane Coyle
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996

Read online Chaos in Order written by Fiona Jane Coyle, published by which was released on 1996. Download full Chaos in Order Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Trio
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2021-01-19

From the award-winning, best-selling author comes a rollicking novel with a dark undertow, set around three unforgettable individuals and a doomed movie set. A producer. A novelist. An actress. It's summer 1968--a time of war and assassinations, protests and riots. While the world is reeling, our trio is involved in

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Nat Tate
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2011-05-03

When William Boyd published his biography of New York modern artist Nat Tate, a huge reception of critics and artists arrived for the launch party, hosted by David Bowie, to toast the late artist's life. Little did they know that the painter Nat Tate, a depressive genius who burned almost

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The Blue Afternoon
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19

WINNER OF THE SUNDAY EXPRESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 'Achingly memorable' The Times ________________________________ A quest for secrets in the blue afternoon . . . Los Angeles, 1936. Kay Fischer, a young and ambitious architect, is being followed by an old man. When confronted, he explains that his name is Salvador Carriscant - and

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Waiting for Sunrise
  • Author : William Boyd
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01

A thrilling, plot-twister set in Europe during the first world war, from the bestselling author of Any Human Heart, Restless and Ordinary Thunderstorms.

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