Russell Hoban is the author of many extraordinary novels including The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz, Turtle Diary, Kleinzeit and Angelica's Grotto, also available from Bloomsbury. He has also written some classic books for children including The Mouse and His Child and the Frances books. He lives in London.
'Superb ... Pilgermann is history, metaphysics, a tangle of mysteries, profound and simple' Guardian 'A strange and beautiful work, whose mysteries are worth contemplation. Pilgermann is that rare thing - a novel that can be read with profit more than once' Evening Standard