'A murder mystery of great intelligence' - The Times
Frank Tallis is a writer and pracitising clinical psychologist. He has published seven non-fiction books (including Changing Minds- The History of Psychotherapy as an Answer to Human Suffering and Hidden Minds- A History of the Unconscious). He has also written two novels; Killing Time and Sensing Others, both published by Penguin. In 1999 he received a Writers' Award from the Arts Council of Great Britain and in 2000 he won the New London Writers' Award (London Arts Board). Mortal Mischief was published by Century in 2005. He lives and works in London.
dazzling * Sunday Times *
A fascinating portrait of one of the most vibrant yet sinister cities of fin-de-siecle Europe. On top of this Tallis has laid a murder mystery of great intelligence * The Times *
An astute and beautifully written psychological thriller ... his handling of the psychoanalysis and criminal pathology are fantastic ... a romping tale * Scotland on Sunday *
Interesting, original and ... a second novel even better than the author's first * Literary Review *
Tallis spices things up with a cast of outlandish suspects and colourful witnesses, and a series of mounting suspicions, wrong turns and dead ends creates an exhilarating chase * Telegraph *