The Romantic Synopsis
Set in the nineteenth century, The Romantic follows the roller-coaster fortunes of a man as he tries to negotiate the random stages, adventures and vicissitudes of his existence, from being a soldier to a pawnbroker, from being a jailbird to a gigolo to a diplomat.
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About William Boyd
William Boyd (born 7 March 1952) is a Scottish novelist, short story writer and screenwriter. He is the author of sixteen highly acclaimed, bestselling novels and five collections of stories.
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