Boyd, William

Persona

È considerato uno dei grandi scrittori inglesi viventi. Il suo primo romanzo, "A Good Man in Africa" (1981), vinse il Whitbread First Novel Award e il Somerset Maugham Award. Tra le sue opere si segnalano: "An Ice-Cream War" (finalista del Booker Prize 1982), "Brazzaville Beach" (James Tait Black Memorial Prize 1990), "Un pomeriggio blu" (Sunday Express Book of the Year 1993, Los Angeles Times Book Prize 1996).

He is regarded as one of the great English living Writers. His first novel, "A God Man in Africa" (1981), won the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Somerset Maugham Award. Amongst his books are: "An Ice-Cream War" (shortlisted for the 1982 Booker Prize), "Brazzaville Beach" (James Tait Black Memorial Prize 1990), "The Blue Afternoon" (Sunday Express Book of the Year 1993, Los Angeles Times Book Prize 1996).

Bibliografia

"Ogni cuore umano", Neri Pozza, 2004
"Inquietudine", Neri Pozza, 2006