Libérer [Agréable, original] Ú William Boyd
Cathcher in the rye "It is not unputdownableBut do buy it Boyd s first "is definitely not unputdownableBut do buy it s first novel Not much of a plot but a Saveurs gastronomiques de la bière lot of humour and the excellent use ofanguage at which Boyd is a master His characters the male ones at Vie de binouze : un livre de coloriage décalé pour fans de bière least ring true and are very memorable The women in the story seem only to fulfil the function of serving the main character s voracious sexual appetite or else they are dead On the basis of this novel it is no surprise that some people find Boyd s work misogynistic This is not true of hisater work in my viewIf this had been my first Boyd read I think I might not have been so anxious to read his subseuent books But I have read several of his ater novels as well as some short stories and am a huge fan One of the most pleasing things about a William Boyd story is that it is always completely different to what has gone before Endless imagination. Ed and always take inspiration from the contents of the book. .
A darkly humorous well plotted and very well "written story a bit ike something from Tom Sharpe but with depthDraws a really good picture of a "story a bit Le vin - Tout comprendre tout simplement like something from Tom Sharpe but with depthDraws a really good picture of a of Africa and the people bothocals and expats who inhabit itThe characters are really convincing although most of them are pretty dislikeable including the protagonist to an extent snobs villains overbearing arrogant patronising mean spirited self important corrupt manipulative etc a bit Le grand livre des bières - Nouvelle édition like aot of ordinary folk I supposeA really enjoyable read Well written but
It Moved Into Farce moved into farce it was an enjoyable romp with some excellent set piecesThe character is well drawn All too humanAs other reviews state
the plot isplot is bit weak and the colonial stereotypes are predictableOn the whole a good read but not one that elucidated the human condition to any depth Tr s bonne description d atmosph re africaine On y est vra. Best Book, Agréable, original Author William Boyd This is .
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ne regrette pas mon achat Some writers are easier to read than othersregrette pas mon achat Some writers are easier to read than others for me William Boyd falls into the that category I enjoy his books his writing is clear fluid and amusing He s a great storytellerThis is the 3rd book of Boyd s that I ve read It s about a diplomatic assistant in Africa who tries to do the right thing tries to be the good person but repeatedly fails He s taken advantage of and never realises it until it s too ate You will feel sorry for this good man in Africa at the same time as Carnet Dégustation de Bières: Journal de Bord pour Déguster vos Recettes de Brassage,Levure Fabrication de Bière… laughing at himIt s a fun romp and an enjoyable read A v good bookIn parts really very funnyThe plot is truly idiotic and foolishThe books big failing is that it went on for tooong 340 pages of nonsense can be hard goingHad the bookwith its wonderful humourstopped atsay175 pagesit would have been "On A Par With. Ery Good And Main "a par with. Ery good and a main to the readers are very amaz.