The Satiric Worlds of William Boyd

A Case-study (Europäische Hochschulschriften) by Juan F. Elices

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing

Written in English
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  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • 1952-,
  • Boyd, William,,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History and criticism,
  • Satire, English
The Physical Object
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12660461M
ISBN 103039106910
ISBN 109783039106912

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William Boyd has 58 books on Goodreads with ratings. William Boyd’s most popular book is Any Human Heart. Note: William^^Boyd Of Scottish descent, Boyd was born in Accra, Ghana on 7th March, and spent much of his early life there and in Nigeria where his mother was a teacher and his father, a doctor.

Boyd was in Nigeria during the Biafran War, the brutal secessionist conflict which ran from to and it had a profound effect on him/5. Boyd's novels and short stories take up some of the particular traits of satire, a genre which has gradually lost the impact it had in the eighteenth century.

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William Boyd was born in 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. (Photo credit: Eamonn McCabe). Work Novels.

Boyd was selected in as one of the 20 "Best of Young British Novelists" in a promotion run by Granta magazine and the Book Marketing 's novels include: A Good Man in Africa, a study of a disaster-prone British diplomat operating in West Africa, for which he won the Whitbread Book award and Somerset Maugham Award in ; An Ice Education: Gordonstoun.

William Boyd, American motion-picture and television actor who was best known for his portrayal of Hopalong Cassidy in a series of western films. Although born in Ohio, he grew up (from the age of 7) in Oklahoma and attended school only until he.

William Boyd I the master of any genre he tackles. I have a catholic taste in books, the main criteria are that they should be well plotted and that the research shouldn't show.

I like 'literature' and mysteries. Restless is the best of both worlds. We flit from the present-day daughter's view to the mother's exploits in the war/5(). Boyd was born in Hendrysburg, Ohio, and reared in Cambridge, Ohio and Tulsa, Oklahoma, living in Tulsa from to He was the son of a day laborer, Charles William Boyd, and his wife, the former Lida Wilkens (aka Lyda).

Following his father's death, he moved to California and worked as an orange picker, surveyor, tool dresser and auto salesman. Armadillo William Boyd Penguin £, pp Lorimer Black is the son of an immigrant family.

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William Boyd is a Ghanaian-born British author of novels and screenplays. He grew up there, and then went to university in Nice, Glasgow and Oxford. He has won many awards including the Whitbread First Novel, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award.

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by. About the Author. William Boyd is the author of eleven novels including A Good Man in Africa, winner of the Whitbread Award and the Somerset Maugham Award; An Ice-Cream War, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Brazzaville Beach, winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Any Human Heart, winner of the Prix Jean Monnet and.

Armadillo is William Boyd's seventh novel, published in It was the first of his novels to be based in Britain. [1] Boyd also wrote the screenplay for a BBC / A&E television adaptation in Author: William Boyd.

We know British novelist William Boyd by such well-received works as "A Good Man in Africa." His new book, "Sweet Caress," has nothing to do with a good man. Instead, it features a complicated woman Amory Clay, who makes a living with a camera in her hands.

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Acclaimed author William Boyd is no stranger to the Richard and Judy Book Club and with so many best-selling books under his belt we were itching to know which classics he ranks as his top five.

If you’re a fan of an author and you’ve read all their books cover to cover then reading the novels they admire is the next best thing.English author William Boyd was born in Ghana in Educated at the universities of Nice, Glasgow, and Oxford, he was also a lecturer at Oxford.

Author of numerous novels he has won practically every major British literary award, save the Booker (for which he has been short-listed).This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

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