'first-rate entertainment . --Times Literary Supplement
as atmospheric as a black-and-white film, with an exquisite period feel...this novel again demonstrates D J Taylor's facility for narrative drive and gift for detail.' --The Good Book Guide.
The sequel to the critically acclaimed At The Chime of a City Clock.
About the Author
D. J. Taylor is a writer and critic. He is the author of seven novels: Great Eastern Land (1986); Real Life (1992); English Settlement (1996); Trespass (1998), The Comedy Man (2001), Kept: A Victorian Mystery (2006) and Ask Alice (2009). His books of non-fiction include After the War: The Novel and England Since 1945 (1993); A Vain Conceit: British fiction in the 1980s (1989), and Bright Young People: The Rise and Fall of a Generation 1918-1940 He is also well known for his biographies: Thackeray (1999); and Orwell: The Life, which won the 2003 Whitbread Biography Award.