Any Human Heart is William's Boyd's classic, best selling novel, now
available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. Every life is both
ordinary and extraordinary, but Logan Mountstuart's - lived from the
beginning to the end of the twentieth century - contains more than its
fair share of both. As a writer who finds inspiration with Hemingway in
Paris and Virginia Woolf in London, as a spy recruited by Ian Fleming
and betrayed in the war and as an art-dealer in '60s New York, Logan
mixes with the movers and shakers of his times.
But as a son, friend, lover and husband, he makes the same mistakes we all do in our search for happiness. Here, then, is the story of a life lived to the full - and a journey deep into a very human heart.Any Human Heart will be enjoyed by readers of Sebastian Faulks, Nick Hornby and Hilary Mantel, as well as lovers of the finest British and historical fiction around the world. It was recently adapted for a major Channel 4 four-part drama series scripted by William Boyd and starring Kim Cattrall, Gillian Anderson, Jim Broadbent and Tom Hollander.
This edition features beautiful cover artwork from the television series. 'Astonishing, touching, extremely funny. A brilliant evocation of a past era and an immensely readable story' Sunday Telegraph 'Superb, wonderful, enjoyable' Guardian 'A terrific journey through the twentieth century. Thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable' Jeremy Paxman
Any Human Heart - William Boyd
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