William Andrew Murray BOYD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1952-03-07
Education Gordonstoun, Univ of Nice (Dip), Univ of Glasgow (MA), Jesus Coll Oxford
Books & Publications >ir< A Good Man in Africa (1981, Somerset Maugham Award, Whitbread Prize first novel 1981), On the Yankee Station (1981), An Ice-Cream War (1982, John Llewelyn Rhys Prize 1982), Stars and Bars (1984), School Ties (1985), The New Confessions (1987), Brazzaville Beach (1990, James Tait Black Meml Prize 1991, McVitie's Prize 1991, Scottish Writer of the Year 1991), The Blue Afternoon (1993, Sunday Express Book of the Year 1993, Los Angeles Times Award for Fiction 1995), The Destiny of Nathalie `X' (1995), Armadillo (1998), Nat Tate: an American Artist (1998), Any Human Heart (2002, Prix Jean Monnet 2003), Fascination (2004), Bamboo (2005), Restless (2006, Costa Novel of the Year), Ordinary Thunderstorms (2009), Waiting for Sunrise (2012), Solo (2013)
Recreations N/A
Clubs Chelsea Arts, Two Brydges Place, Groucho
Style William Boyd, Esq, CBE, FRSL
Career lectr in English literature St Hilda's Coll Oxford 1980-83, TV critic New Statesman 1981-83; author; Hon DLitt: Univ of St Andrews 1997, Univ of Stirling 1997, Univ of Glasgow 2000, Univ of Dundee 2008; hon fell Jesus Coll Oxford 2007; FRSL 1985; Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 2005; >ir< Good and Bad at Games (1983), Dutch Girls (1985), Scoop (adaptation from Evelyn Waugh novel, 1986), Stars and Bars (1988), Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (adaptation from Mario Vargas Llosa novel, 1990), Mister Johnson (adaptation from Joyce Cary novel, 1990), Chaplin (1992), A Good Man in Africa (1994), The Trench (dir,1999), Sword of Honour (adaptation from the novels of Evelyn Waugh, 2001), Armadillo (2001), Man to Man (2005), A Waste of Shame (2005), Any Human Heart (2010), Restless (2012)
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Debrett's notebooks

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