'A document of persecuted love ... perfect' Independent 'About the pursuit of love, and true happiness ... It has characters who laugh, and who laugh without scorn or illusion ... very recognisably Highsmith, as full of tremor and of threat and of her peculiar genius for anxiety' Sunday Times 'Gently exploratory, genuinely moving' Mail on Sunday 'An original, honest novel, a remarkable imaginative achievement by any standard ... compelling' Financial Times
About the Author
Patricia Highsmith is the author of classics such as Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley. Born in Texas, she spent much of her life in England, France and Switzerland. She died in 1995 in Locarno, Switzerland.