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Brazzaville Beach
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Brazzaville Beach (Paperback)

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WINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE



'A brilliant storyteller . . . a book which stretches, tantalizes and delights' Financial Times



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On Brazzaville Beach, on the edge of Africa, Hope Clearwater ponders the strange circumstances that led her to leave her husband John, and his mathematical obsessions, in England and venture to Africa to help world-renowned scientist Eugene Mallabar with his studies of wild chimps.



But the more Hope studies Mallabar, the more she comes to believe that something isn't right. That behind Mallabar, and his obsessive work, there lies another, more sinister truth: one that might also help explain Hope's reasons for leaving England . . .



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'A most extraordinary parable about mankind. Quite unlike anything else I have read' Sunday Express



'Brilliant, daring. A gripping and compulsive story' Herald



'Hilarious and edgy' Sunday Times

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 25/06/2009 ISBN-13: 9780141044194  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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William Boyd was born in 1952 in Accra, Ghana, and grew up there and in Nigeria. He is the author of fifteen highly acclaimed, bestselling novels and five collections of stories. He is married and divides his time between London and south-west France.

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