Hope Clearwater lives on an African beach. She examines the complex circumstances that brought her there, reassessing the violent, complicated and tragic events which have occurred in her life. She ponders past lives, recent events and looks to the distant future.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
William Boyd is the author of ten novels, including A Good Man in Africa, winner of the Whitbread Award and the Somerset Maugham Award; An Ice-Cream War, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Brazzaville Beach, winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Any Human Heart, winner of the Prix Jean Monnet; Restless, winner of the Costa Novel of the Year, the Yorkshire Post Novel of the Year and a Richard & Judy selection, and most recently, the bestselling Ordinary Thunderstorms.
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