Restless: Bloomsbury Modern Classics
|Author:||William Boyd (Author and playwright, UK)|
A beautiful new limited edition paperback of Restless, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list She continued her cross-examination and watched Romer's pleasure grow; he was enjoying this, she saw, and his enjoyment began to anger her. This wasn't some pastime, some idle flirtation - her brother was dead. Eva Delectorskaya, a beautiful Russian emigree living in Paris, is recruited for the British Secret Service by the mysterious Lucas Romer. Under his tutelage she becomes the perfect spy - trusting no one, even those she loves most. Since the close of the Second World War, Eva has carefully rebuilt her life as a typical English wife. But once a spy, always a spy. Now she must complete one final assignment, and this time Eva can't do it alone: she needs her daughter's help...
A beautiful new limited edition paperback of Restless, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list
A hypnotic read, effortlessly accelerating towards a moral reckoning * Daily Mail * Boyd is English fiction's master storyteller ... Restless is that rare thing: a spy thriller from a first-rate narrative intelligence * Independent on Sunday * Boyd is one of our finest storytellers, and he's at his best in this wonderfully atmospheric espionage thriller * Sunday Express * Fast moving, densely plotted, beautifully observed and probably one of the best things Boyd has done * Esquire * Heart-stoppingly exciting ... A riveting tale of wartime derring-do * Time Out *
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