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The Romantic

by William Boyd

From one of Britain's best-loved and bestselling writers comes an intimate yet panoramic novel set in the 19th century A new 'whole life' novel from William Boyd, the author of Any Human Heart. Set in the 19th century, the novel follows the roller-coaster fortunes of a man as he tries to negotiate the random stages, adventures and vicissitudes of his life. He is variously a soldier, a lover, a husband, a father, a friend of famous poets, a writer, a bankrupt, a jailbird, a farmer, an African explorer - and many other manifestations - before, finally, he becomes a minor diplomat, a consul based in Trieste (then in Austria-Hungary) where he thinks he will see out the end of his days in well-deserved tranquillity. This will not come to pass . . .

384 pages.

ISBN: 9780241542033

€ 16.25 

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Date of Publication: 06/10/2022

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Original Fiction