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.
Simply the best realistic storyteller of his generation * Sebastian Faulks * Boyd on form is the ultimate in immersive fiction, and Love is Blind is Boyd at the top of his game . . . magnificent * Daily Telegraph * One of Britain's finest living writers * Sunday Express * A work of astonishing ventriloquistic virtuosity * Sunday Telegraph on Any Human Heart * He has probably written more classic books than any of his contemporaries * Sunday Times * An elating read * Peter Kemp, Sunday Times * Boyd is back on a form few of his contemporaries can match * Observer on Love is Blind * I am a huge fan of William Boyd and the tender way he writes about the flaws and frailties of his characters. Trio is his best novel in years * Red, The Best Books to Read this October * The characters are wonderfully written and I loved escaping to the gossipy world of the film set * Good Housekeeping, Book of the Month *