William Boyd is the author of fifteen novels, including A Good Man in Africa, winner of the Whitbread Literary Award and the Somerset Maugham Award; An Ice Cream War, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and shortlisted for the Booker prize;Any Human Heart, winner of the Prix Jean Monnet; and Restless, winner of the Costa Novel of the Year, the Yorkshire Post Novel of the Year and a Richard & Judy selection.
Britain's greatest living novelist ... Boyd has probably written more truly classic books than any of his contemporaries ... There's a rare, graceful permanence to Boyd's work.
A worthy heir to Waugh and Amis ... Boyd seems singularly blessed with both an innate love of storytelling and the talent to render those stories in swift, confident prose.
To read a William Boyd novel is to open a bottle of wine, light a fire, sit back in your favorite armchair and trust that the master practitioner will take you on an intriguing and unpredictable journey.
Boyd deals with heavy themes with the lightest touch. We’re lucky to have him writing for us