Armadillo: A Novel

Armadillo: A Novel

William Boyd


From the award-winning writer of A strong guy Africa and An Ice-Cream War comes Armadillo, an excellent satirical noir set in modern London.

To his colleagues, Lorimer Black, the good-looking, mild-mannered coverage adjuster emerging during the ranks of his London company, is called the fellow who has all of it: the graceful matches, the enviable prestige. but if Lorimer arrives at a regimen enterprise appointment and unearths his buyer putting from a water pipe, his existence spirals uncontrolled. His corporation motor vehicle is blowtorched after he investigates a fireplace at a luxurious inn. He turns into the autumn man of a brand new colleague who places the corporate within the purple and the sufferer of a vicious assault through the possessive husband of a mysterious actress.  
        As Lorimer turns into more and more entangled in an obvious conspiracy that comprises every body he is aware, his personal earlier involves gentle. an excellent satirical noir, Armadillo confirms Boyd's position as England's such a lot flexible, chic novelist.

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