Adolescent sex in a Scottish boys' public school ... Oddballs on the seedy side of America ... Murder in a quiet Devon cottage ... Comical, ironical or lacerating - wit is the keynote of these stories, which include two early adventures from the career of Morgan Leafy, glorious anti-hero of William Boyd's prize-winning novel ‘A Good Man in Africa’.
‘His writing, with nods in the direction of Borges and Nabokov, combines violence, comedy and experiment … an impressively varied collection’ Time Out.
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A collection of short stories from the author of THE BLUE AFTERNOON. Boyd writes about adolescent sex in a Scottish public school for boys, the seedy underworld of modern America, and murder in a quiet Devon cottage. Includes two stories which feature Morgan Leafy, Boyd's hero from A GOOD MAN IN AFRICA. First published in 1981.About the Author:
William Boyd was born in Ghana in 1952. He was brought up there and in Nigeria. He was educated at the universities of Nice, Glasgow and Oxford. He is the author of a number of acclaimed and hugely popular novels and three volumes of short stories, and the recipient of many prizes, including the Whitbread First Novel Award, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. He is married and lives in London
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140060871
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