Lolita meets Wuthering Heights with the intensity of Zoe Heller in this stunning new novel Joanna Briscoe is a high-profile journalist as well as a successful novelist. Sleep With Me has sold over 90,000 copies and was adapted for ITV Drama by Andrew Davies You explores the very topical theme of relationships between teachers and pupils.
Joanna Briscoe is the author of Mothers and Other Lovers, Skin and the highly acclaimed Sleep with Me, which was published in ten countries and adapted for ITV Drama by Andrew Davies. She has been a columnist for the Independent and the Guardian; she is currently a literary critic for the Guardian, and has contributed to all the major newspapers and magazines. She lives in London with her family.
Praise for Sleep With Me: 'Seductive, scary and almost frighteningly readable' Julie Myerson 'A beautifully written and emotionally candid novel which also happens to be a page-turner' Jonathan Coe 'Elegiac, beautiful, evocative ... Sleep With Me works in much the same way as an obsession ... you may wish to escape, but have already become addicted' Daily Telegraph 'Briscoe is a vivid and passionate writer. She plunges headlong into sticky themes of desire, love and hatred, uncovering the unpalatable parts of the psyche with an unflinching eye' Sunday Times