Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay
From the internationally bestselling author of Restless comes a compelling story of one woman's extraordinary life - and a heart-wrenching tale of love and war
Shortlisted for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2016.
English fiction's master storyteller Independent on Sunday Serious, provocative, intelligent, Boyd's writing is endlessly open to ideas Daily Telegraph His eccentric wit and restless intelligence exert a powerful appeal New York Times The energy and inventiveness of Boyd's storytelling is breathtaking London Review of Books
William Boyd is the author of twelve 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; Any Human Heart, winner of the Prix Jean Monnet and adapted into a BAFTA-winning Channel 4 drama; Restless, winner of the Costa Novel of the Year, the Yorkshire Post Novel of the Year and a Richard Judy selection; the Sunday Times bestseller, Waiting for Sunrise and, most recently, Solo, a James Bond novel. William Boyd lives in London and France. williamboyd.co.uk