Stephen Benatar was born in Baker Street. He taught English at the University of Bordeaux, lived in Southern California, and is now a full-time writer. Wish Her Safe at Home was a runnerup for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. John Carey is a British literary critic and Professor Emeritus of English Literature at the University of Oxford.
This wonderful tale of eccentricity follows the transformation of dreary office worker Rachel Waring when she inherits a luxorious Georgian mansion. As her hold on reality gradually loosens the neighbours are left questioning her sanity. Daily Express Let's hope this reissue cements its reputation. Glasgow Herald A disturbing book that stays in your mind. Daily Mail Joyously, seductively, ominously swept up...until the last chapter. Gloucestershire Echo