'One of the most frightening novels I have ever read … Gerald Candless, the monster at the heart of the maze, is a marvellous creation' Amanda Craig, Express on Sunday
When successful author Gerald Candless dies of a sudden heart attack, his eldest, adoring daughter Sarah embarks on a memoir of him and soon discovers that her perfect father was not all he appeared to be. That in fact he wasn't Gerald Candless at all. But then, who was he? And what terrible secret had driven him to live a lie for all those years?
'So ingeniously constructed, its truth and faehoods are so deftly and convincingly interwoven, that its solution … is as jolting as a flash of lightning' Sunday Times
'About the power of taboos, transgressions, guilts, deceptions, horrors, atonements, upsets and upheavals … gripping' Independent
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 06 / 2009
- 128 x 198mm