The work of a mesmerising storyteller' Daily Telegraph
Susan Howatch was born in Surrey. After taking a degree in law, she emigrated to America where she married, had a daughter and embarked on a career as a writer. When she eventually left the States, she lived in the Republic of Ireland for four years before returning to England.
'One of the most original novelists writing today' - Cosmopolitan 'Grippingly readable' - Sunday Times