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An Ice-cream War By William Boyd

An Ice-cream War by William Boyd

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Summary

Set in the years 1914 to 1918, this title follows the fortunes of two English brothers who enlist and fight in German East Africa. Contrasting the vibrant chaos of East Africa with the quiet gentility of Edwardian England, it tracks the brothers' very different but equally tragic experiences in the war.

An Ice-cream War Summary

An Ice-cream War by William Boyd

Set in the years 1914 to 1918, An Ice Cream War follows the fortunes of two English brothers who enlist and fight in German East Africa. Contrasting the vibrant chaos of East Africa with the quiet gentility of Edwardian England, the novel tracks the brothers' very different but equally tragic experiences in the war and the pressures and sorrows of those they leave at home.

About William Boyd

William Boyd was born in Ghana in 1952. He was brought up there and in Nigeria. He was educated at the universities of Nice, Glasgow and Oxford. He is the author of a number of acclaimed and hugely popular novels and three volumes of short stories, and the recipient of many prizes, including the Whitbread First Novel Award, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. He is married and lives in London

Additional information

GOR004171812
9780140065718
B000K3K228
An Ice-cream War by William Boyd
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1983-06-30
432
Winner of Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 1982
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