Book List in Order:7 titles


  • What, I thought, was to prevent me from "truly" killing the author? Part murder mystery and all jet-black satire, and based on a real life scandal, this edgy novella tells the story of Leopold Sfax, world-renowned as the creator of "The Theory"--a bi...


  • Boxing Day circa 1935. A Christmas party in a snowed-in manor on the edge of Dartmoor, England. Overhead, in the attic, lies the dead body of Raymond Gentry, gossip columnist and blackmailer. But the attic door is locked from the inside, its sole win...


  • In the summer of 1911, the German writer Thomas Mann visited Venice in the company of his wife Katia. There, in the Grand Hotel des Bains, as he waited for the dinner-gong to ring, the author’s roving eye was drawn to a nearby Polish family, the Mo...


  • A wealthy widower in his fifties, the author of 4 novels, Giles d'Ath seems to be everyone's idea of England's elder statesman of letters. But one afternoon a sequence of unrelated events contrives to destroy forever the complacency of his existence....


  • In May 1968, a brother and sister, young, clever and aristocratic, and incestuously involved, become friends with an American who is studying film in Paris. When their parents go on vacation, they invite the American to stay with them in their flat, ...