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Jan 14, 1997
| ISBN 9780679772606
Sep 29, 2010
| ISBN 9780307765260
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Jan 14, 1997 | ISBN 9780679772606
Sep 29, 2010 | ISBN 9780307765260
"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 into a tale of grisly murders and an illicit passion that still obsseses him 30 years later. 384 pp. Author tour.
WILLIAM BOYD was born in 1952 in Accra, Ghana, and grew up there and in Nigeria. He is the award-winning author of sixteen highly acclaimed novels and five collections of stories. He divides his time between London and France.
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