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The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth

(2017)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A philandering art dealer tries to give up casual love affairs - seeking only passionate kisses as a substitute. A man recounts his personal history through the things he has stolen from others throughout his life. A couple chart the journey of their five year relationship backwards, from awkward reunion to lovelorn first encounter. And, at the heart of the book, a 24-year old young woman, Bethany Mellmoth, embarks on a year-long journey of wishful and tentative self-discovery.

The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth depicts the random encounters that bring the past bubbling to the surface; the impulsive decisions that irrevocably shape a life; and the endless hesitations and loss-of-nerve that wickedly complicate it. These funny, surprising and moving stories are a resounding confirmation of Boyd's powers as one of our most original and compelling storytellers.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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November 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
ISBN: 0-241-29587-4 / 978-0-241-29587-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
ISBN: 0-241-97976-5 / 978-0-241-97976-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
ISBN: 0-241-29588-2 / 978-0-241-29588-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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April 2018 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
ISBN: 0-241-98473-4 / 978-0-241-98473-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
ISBN: 0-241-29591-2 / 978-0-241-29591-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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November 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Author(s): William Boyd
Publisher: Penguin
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