"A psychological thriller... one of the year's most complex and absorbing biographies." Gerald Clarke, Time "A terrible and fascinating story." Eve Auchincloss, Washington Post "Positively the most captivating book I have read in years." Margaret Forster, Evening Standard "My most unforgettable read of the year." Ronald Blythe, Guardian
About the Author
Andrew Birkin has written many screenplays, including The Name of the Rose with Alain Godard and The Story of Joan of Arc with Luc Besson. He is currently writing the script for Patrick Suskind's Perfume.