The Dream Lover; Funny, moving and sharply observed, these stories are confirmation of Boyd’s status as one of English fiction’s finest writers. Here are twenty-two gripping tales told in bold, distinct voices from Brazil to Africa and from Nice to Hollywood. This eclectic omnibus, previously published as the collections on the Yankee Station and The Destiny of Nathalie X”, is a must-read for any lover of the short story.
“Perfect … Suffused with an understanding of love, desire and emotional incompetence’
‘His eccentric wit and restless intelligence exert a powerful appeal’
New York Times Book Review
‘Probably the best short-story writer at work today’
‘One of the best writers in English’
‘The energy and inventiveness of Boyd‘s storytelling is breathtaking’
London Review of Books