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William Boyd - The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Référence B-661-171
ISBN-10 0241295882
ISBN-13 9780241295885
Format Broché
Pages 256

Livre d'occasion

The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth

de William Boyd

Édition 01 2017
Chez Viking
B Bon
Légères traces d’usure sur la couverture.
RÉSUMÉ

A philandering art dealer tries to give up casual love affairs - seeking only passionate kisses as a substitute. A man recounts his personal history through the things he has stolen from others throughout his life. A couple chart the journey of their five-year relationship backwards, from awkward reunion to lovelorn first encounter. And, at the heart of the book, a 24-year-old young woman, Bethany Mellmoth, embarks on a year-long journey of wishful and tentative self-discovery. The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth depicts the random encounters that bring the past bubbling to the surface ; the impulsive decisions that irrevocably shape a life ; and the endless hesitations and loss of nerve that wickedly complicate it. These funny, surprising and moving stories are a resounding confirmation of Boyd's powers as one of our most original and compelling storytellers.

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