Restless

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Random House Canada proudly welcomes William Boyd to our fiction list with a riveting espionage novel that has a supremely human twist – as domestic secrets turn out to be as potent as secrets of state.It is Paris 1939. Twenty-eight-year-old Eva ...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/01/16
完全省略女兒的部份,也不影響故事主軸。。
Ha scritto il 21/09/13
Great Story
I picked this up having read other books by the same author, but not realising I had seen the TV movie. I enjoyed it, but knowing what happened sort of spoiled it a bit for me. The idea is well developed and the scenes well crafted. I believed in ...Continua
Ha scritto il 07/07/13
Rule N°3 of happy reading: always give an author another chance to please
Restless was the second William Boyd I read, and I much preferred it to the first one, which was Brazzaville Beach. I saw the BBC adaptation first and enjoyed it (despite not liking Charlotte Rampling much, I have to admit she did a good job of the ...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/04/09
Thriller combining WW2 spy games with the gradual revealing of the mysteries of a mother's past.Satisfying focus on spy-craft and other espionage minutia, LeCarre style. I would have liked more of the historical story (the mother) but the balance
Ha scritto il 18/06/08
A quick and v. satisfying spy thriller. Not that anything in particular was ever resolved, but seeing the progression of a spy's life and all it's implications v. interesting. Ultimately it's about the lies that are woven and how one lives with ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Feb 07, 2009, 18:13
不要搖晃船身,尋找答案;不要掀起波浪。
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Ha scritto il Feb 07, 2009, 18:12
生命實在奇特,你永遠不能確定任何一件事是什麼樣子。你覺得一切都很正常,很直截了當,都設立好了,都是確立不變的,然後突然間,你倒栽下去,頭下腳上,陷入倒錯混亂的狀態。
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