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Boyd, William: Trio

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

'What could be more reassuring in troubling times than a new William Boyd novel?' Sunday Telegraph
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A producer. A novelist. An actress.

It is summer in 1968, the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. There are riots in Paris and the Vietnam War is out of control. While the world is reeling our three characters are involved in making a Swingin' Sixties movie in sunny Brighton.

All are leading secret lives. Elfrida is drowning her writer's block in vodka; Talbot, coping with the daily dysfunction of making a film, is hiding something in a secret apartment; and the glamorous Anny is wondering why the CIA is suddenly so interested in her.

But the show must go on and, as it does, the trio's private worlds begin to take over their public ones. Pressures build inexorably - someone's going to crack. Or maybe they all will.

From one of Britain's best loved writers comes an exhilarating, tender novel that asks the vital questions: what makes life worth living? And what do you do if you find it isn't?
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'Superbly wry and wise and funny and truthful . . Trio is a masterclass in artistic technique' Guardian

'One of our best contemporary storytellers. . . Trio embraces comedy, tragedy and redemption' Spectator

'His best novel in years' Red, The Best Books to Read this October

'Immensely readable . . . full of light and colour, its humour spot on, its mood a perfect mix of frolicsome and melancholy' Sunday Telegraph

'An elating read' Sunday Times

'Beautifully captures the chaos and exhilaration of a shambolic film set' Observer

'As charming as it is satisfying, a pleasure to read' i


Autor Boyd, William
Verlag Penguin Books
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2020
Seitenangabe 352 S.
Meldetext innert 1-2 Tage lieferbar
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H23.4 cm x B15.3 cm x D2.5 cm 459 g
Coverlag Viking (Imprint/Brand)

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

'What could be more reassuring in troubling times than a new William Boyd novel?' Sunday Telegraph
________________________________________________________

A producer. A novelist. An actress.

It is summer in 1968, the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. There are riots in Paris and the Vietnam War is out of control. While the world is reeling our three characters are involved in making a Swingin' Sixties movie in sunny Brighton.

All are leading secret lives. Elfrida is drowning her writer's block in vodka; Talbot, coping with the daily dysfunction of making a film, is hiding something in a secret apartment; and the glamorous Anny is wondering why the CIA is suddenly so interested in her.

But the show must go on and, as it does, the trio's private worlds begin to take over their public ones. Pressures build inexorably - someone's going to crack. Or maybe they all will.

From one of Britain's best loved writers comes an exhilarating, tender novel that asks the vital questions: what makes life worth living? And what do you do if you find it isn't?
________________________________________________

'Superbly wry and wise and funny and truthful . . Trio is a masterclass in artistic technique' Guardian

'One of our best contemporary storytellers. . . Trio embraces comedy, tragedy and redemption' Spectator

'His best novel in years' Red, The Best Books to Read this October

'Immensely readable . . . full of light and colour, its humour spot on, its mood a perfect mix of frolicsome and melancholy' Sunday Telegraph

'An elating read' Sunday Times

'Beautifully captures the chaos and exhilaration of a shambolic film set' Observer

'As charming as it is satisfying, a pleasure to read' i


Fr. 24.90
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-0-241-29596-0
Verfügbarkeit: innert 1-2 Tage lieferbar

Über den Autor Boyd, William

William Boyd was born in 1952 in Accra, Ghana, and grew up there and in Nigeria. He is the author of fifteen highly acclaimed, bestselling novels and five collections of stories. He is married and divides his time between London and south-west France.

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