Nicholas Royle is a Professor of English at the University of Sussex and lives in Seaford. He has written numerous books on literature and critical theory, including Telepathy and Literature, The Uncanny, E.M. Forster and the influential textbook, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory (with Andrew Bennett). Quilt is his first novel.
'I read Quilt with admiration - it's a work of remarkable imaginative energy.' FRANK KERMODE 'A book of mythological power. Quilt is unforgettable, like all those great pieces of fiction that are fed by our immemorial root system, the human dream of metamorphosis.' HELENE CIXOUS