Praise for ILLUMINATION: 'A fascinating novel that brings to life an extraordinary historical episode ... I can't wait to see where Matthew Plampin goes next' Andrew Taylor, author of THE AMERICAN BOY 'Fascinating ... Matthew Plampin lights up a murky episode of French history' Liza Picard, author of VICTORIAN LONDON Praise for Matthew Plampin's novels: 'A galloping good story' THE TIMES 'Lust, avarice, envy, revenge all play their part in this brilliantly told, well-paced story' DAILY MAIL 'Plampin's historical research is impressive, as is his command of detail ... his true gift of descriptive power' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
About the Author
Matthew Plampin was born in 1975 and lives in London. He completed a PhD at the Courtauld Institute of Art and now lectures on nineteenth-century art and architecture. He is the author of two previous novels, The Street Philosopher and The Devil's Acre.