"Mosley is one of the most interesting and gifted English novelists writing today." --New Statesman
"Mosley's very special talent is for describing the sensations experienced within a cocoon of dismay and terror." --Sunday Times
"This is black art . . . tricky, brilliant. . . . I admire this novel very much." --John Leonard, New York Times
About the Author
Nicholas Mosley was born in London on June 25, 1923 and was educated at Eton and Oxford. He served in Italy during World War II, and published his first novel, Spaces of the Dark, in 1951. His book Hopeful Monsters won the 1990 Whitbread Award.