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ISBN: 0141041986 / ISBN-13: 9780141041988

An Ice-Cream War


An Ice-Cream War is William Boyd's sparkling debut novel on the grimly comic side of conflict, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. ... Show synopsis

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  • An Ice-cream War (Penguin Books Ltd) – Paperback (2010)
    by William Boyd

    An Ice-cream War

    Paperback, Penguin Books Ltd
    416 pages

    ISBN: 0141041986
    ISBN-13: 9780141041988

    "Penguin Decades" bring you the novels that helped shape modern Britain. When they were published, some were bestsellers, some were considered scandalous, and others were simply misunderstood. All represent their time and helped define their generation, while today each is considered a landmark work of storytelling. William Boyd's "An Ice-Cream War" was published in 1982, an auspicious debut by a young writer who would go on to be recognized as 'the finest storyteller of his generation' (Sebastain Faulks). It follows the ... Show more

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Alan W

Intelligent, sensitive story of lost dreams

by Alan W on Oct 27, 2011

Explores the everyday important parts of people's lives while set in East Africa as the impact of World War I looms, and changes everything.

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