ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 8, 2020
By (author) William Boyd
Brought to you by Penguin.A producer. A novelist. An actress.It is summer in 1968, the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. While the world is reeling our trio is involved in making a rackety Swingin’ Sixties British movie in sunny Brighton. All are leading secret lives.As the film is shot, with its usual drastic ups and downs, so does our trio’s private, secret world begin to take over their public one. Pressures build inexorably – someone’s going to crack. Or maybe they all will.From one of Britain’s bestselling and 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?_______________________________________________PRAISE FOR WILLIAM BOYD’The ultimate in immersive fiction . . . magnificent’ Sunday Times’A finely judged performance: a deft and resonant alchemy of fact and fiction, of literary myth and imagination’ Guardian on Love is Blind’William Boyd has probably written more classic books than any of his contemporaries’ Daily Telegraph’Simply the best realistic storyteller of his generation’ Sebastian Faulks(c) William Boyd 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020
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.