Harold Carlton used to sketch the Paris runway collections and worked as assistant designer for two Paris maisons de couture, Nina Ricci and Courreges. He subsequently worked in New York illustrating fashion pieces for the NEW YORK TIMES and MADEMOISELLE.
'For a light summer read I recommend Heaven, Hell and Mademoiselle, a novel by Harold Carlton, set in the world of Paris Haute Couture in the late 1960s.' -April 2010 -- LIZ JONES 'It's a super, intelligent read.' - May 2010 STAR MAGAZINE 'Follow the fortunes of Monique, Christopher, Sophie and Samantha - and expect back-stabbing, sex and lots of Chanel. Christopher is the butt of many laugh-out-loud moments - particularly his encounter with an older woman who shows him a new meaning for dessert! Frivolous, rude, sun-lounger froth.' - July 2010 PRIMA 'A charming diversion, a book to take on holiday to escape the everyday. .If you'd like a mental break ... take a visit to the fashion world in Paris in turbulent 1968...' - 2010 AUSTRALIAN WOMAN'S WEEKLY 'A light-hearted edgy peep into the secretive and intimate top fashion houses of Paris.' TELEGRAPH & ARGUS