William Boyd

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The Dream Lover

book | 4 | 1995
World → Bloomsbury Publishing

Funny, moving and sharply observed, these stories are confirmation of Boyd’s status as one of English fiction’s finest writers.

Here are twenty-four gripping tales told in bold, distinct voices from Brazil to Africa and from Nice to Hollywood.

 

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Reviews

Probably the best short-story writer at work today
Esquire

English fiction's master storyteller ... His stories circle intelligently around fascinating themes
Independent on Sunday

Perfect ... Suffused with an understanding of love, desire and emotional incompetence
The Guardian

Sophisticated tales, sparsely and sensitively told. Vanessa Thorpe
The Observer
Full Review

(What) links them is their erudition, refined prose-style and precisely honed form. The Independent
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