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. William Boyd’s new novel TRIO is to be published on 8th October 2020.
Join William Boyd and Tamsin Greig in a live-streamed interview where he will talk about his new novel, ‘TRIO’. His other many fictions will be part of the conversation, as will the crazy adventures he experienced during his long career in the movie business, working with, among others, Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig — not to mention David Bowie and the art world hoax he and Boyd concocted together, writing a James Bond novel, and the eleven-year law suit he fought against his French publisher — for theft! It should be an intriguing and revelatory encounter…
Tickets are on sale from fane at 10am on the 17th July.
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