Penguin Books Uk

  • Anglais ARMADILLO

    William Boyd

    Lorimer Black goes to keep a business appointment and finds a hanged man. This is just the start of what turns out to be a horrendous period for Lorimer as he realizes that he's being set up at work and cast adrift outside the office. ...

  • A philandering art dealer tries to give up casual love affairs - seeking only passionate kisses as a substitute. A man recounts his personal history through the things he has stolen from others throughout his life. A couple chart the journey of their five year relationship backwards, from awkward r...

  • Los Angeles 1936. Kay Fischer, a young, ambitious architect, is shadowed by Salvador Carriscant, an enigmatic stranger claiming to be her father. Within weeks of their first meeting, Kay will join him for an extraordinary journey into the old man's past, initially in search of a murderer, but finall...

  • Follows the fortunes of several wildly different characters - including an expat farmer and a young English aristocrat - as they are swept up in the fighting in German East Africa during the First World War, their lives converging amid battle, betrayal, love, comedy and tragedy. ...

  • Anglais Any human heart

    William Boyd

    Through the intimate journals of Logan Mounstuart, this book helps us travel from Uruguay to Oxford, on to Paris, the Bahamas, New York and West Africa, and meet his three wives, his family, his friends and colleagues, his rivals, enemies and lovers, including notables such as the Duke and Duchess o...

  • A story set in Africa and seen through the eyes of a young woman who is working on a field study of chimpanzees. The author also wrote "A Good Man in Africa", "An Ice-Cream War", "Stars and Bars", "The New Confessions" and "On the Yankee Station". ...

  • Anglais Fascination

    William Boyd

    Sixteen masterpieces of short fiction from one of today's most original storytellers. Wide-ranging in style and subject matter, the collection moves from 19th century Russia to Second World War Los Angeles to modern-day Eastbourne. First published in Penguin in 2005 to great acclaim, now reissued wi...

  • Anglais Stars and bars

    William Boyd

    Sharply observed and brilliantly plotted, Stars and Bars is an uproarious portrait of culture clash deep in the heart of the American South, by one of contemporary literature's most imaginative novelists.A recent transfer to Manhattan has inspired art assessor Henderson Dores to shed his British res...

  • Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Love is Blind by William Boyd. Love is Blind is William Boyd's sweeping, heart-stopping new novel - set at the end of the 19th century, it follows the fortunes of Brodie Moncur, a young Scottish musician, about to embark on the story of his life....

  • William Boyd's bestselling novel, a rich, intriguing and entertaining account of a life lived to the full, comes to the tv screen in a major new series scripted by the author himself. Logan Mountstuart's long life is both ordinary and extraordinary. A writer, a spy and later an art dealer, Logan ...

  • Anglais ICE-CREAM WAR

    William Boyd

    As millions are slaughtered on the Western Front, a ridiculous and little-reported campaign is being waged in East Africa - a war they continued after the Armistice because no one told them to stop. ...

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