Col. John Boyle is a minor character in Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Garden of Eden. Old friend of main character David Bourne, they meet by accident in a hotel bar. He informs David he knew David’s wife’s father before he died.1
In the 2008 film adaptation he was played by Richard E. Grant.2
- Hemingway, Ernest. The Garden of Eden, 1987.
- IMDB. The Garden of Eden (2008). Accessed August 20, 2020.