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The blue afternoon

a novel
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  • English
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Vintage International , New York
Man-woman relationships -- Philippines -- Manila -- Fiction, Physicians -- Philippines -- Manila -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Manila (Philippines) -- Fi
StatementWilliam Boyd.
The Physical Object
Pagination367 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15387680M
ISBN 10067977260X
OCLC/WorldCa36394189

The Blue Afternoon book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Boyd, the author of A Good Man in Africa and Brazzaville Beach, /5. Buy The Blue Afternoon 01 by Boyd, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(). British novelist Boyd (Brazzaville Beach,etc.) cooks up a wild plot revolving around a long-lost, world-traveling father and his go-getter daughter, but he gets preoccupied with fictive gymnastics at the expense of creating characters to care about.

Kay, a rising young architect in LA intells the story of Salvador Carriscant, a mysterious stranger who claims to be her.

"The Blue Afternoon" certainly sits firmly in unusual context(s)--the PhilippinesLos Angeles and Lisbon and boasts some fascinating characters. In the latter category, the principals include a Filipino/Scottish surgeon, an American married woman who is the love of his life, a something daughter who he has never seen and a Cited by: 1.

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The Blue Afternoon W Boyd. Winner of the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. A turn-of-the-century love story, set in Manila, between an American woman and Filipino-Spanish mestizo by the popular storyteller William Boyd. It's a memorable tale, richly detailed.

The Blue Afternoon Another cracking good story from William Boyd. Each book has a different and novel theme; where does he keep getting these tales from. One thing they have in common is that the reader is quickly captivated. Lorelei King narrates this.

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Salvador Carriscant of Los Angeles, who as a young man worked in the Philippines when it was a U.S. colony. Tired. The book Blue by Joyce Hostetter is realistic fiction because it is filled with real life struggles 14 year old Ann faces.

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But as he pursues her, she finds herself drawn to. Book Review: The Blue Afternoon – William Boyd Posted on by Miss Blabbaholic One Tuesday morning, one of my favourite surgeons randomly said to me “So Angie, I never knew that the at one point the Philippines was at war with America.”.

This novel recreates a corner of Manila in - the hospital corner, in fact, for its hero, Salvador Carriscant, is the most forward-looking surgeon in town.

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