Bamboo by William Boyd
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Plant one bamboo shootcut bamboo for the rest of your life. William Boyds prolific, fruitful career is a testament to this old Chinese saying. Boyd penned his first book review in 1978the proverbial bamboo shootand weve been reaping the rewards ever since. Beginning with the Whitbread Awardwinning A Good Man in Africa, William Boyd has written consistently artful, intelligent fiction and firmly established himself as an international man of letters.
"At 500-plus pages, this volume is perfect for a bedside table, to be read for sustained excellence of observation and lucidity of prose." - Publishers Weekly.
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William Boyd Author Biography
Born in Accra, Ghana, in 1952, William Boyd grew up there and in Nigeria. He attended the universities of Nice and Glasgow as well as Jesus College, Oxford, studying French, English and Philosophy. He was also a lecturer in English Literature at St. Hilda's College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and has been presented with honorary Doctorates in Literature from four other institutions.
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