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Funny, moving and sharply observed, these stories are confirmation of Boyd's status as one of English fiction's finest writers. Here are 24 gripping tales told in bold, distinct voices from Brazil to Africa and from Nice to Hollywood. This eclectic collection by the acclaimed author of Restless and Brazzaville Beach is a must for any lover of the short story.

©2017 William Boyd (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

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  • Allegria
  • 04-20-18

Totally Absorbing

Short stories in which I became immersed. Beautifully crafted and characters stayed with me after finishing book.

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  • Adam L.
  • 05-28-18

Story Teller Extraordinaire

Puzzling, funny, evocative, dark, light - Boyd never - ever - disappoints. Beautifully read by Peter Noble, a true treat to hear.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-04-20

Pure drivel

so boring, non sensical and no real story, Boyd trading on previous reputation to serve up some vomit and get paid, well never again for me.