SALES POINTS: * Autobiography in the guise of fiction - rare insight into the mind of this Nobel Prize winning writer. * Classic fiction which sells steadily to students and to the general reader. * Has been core Penguin backlist for years - now reverting to Minerva. * An essential part of the Mann reissue programme - including truly gorgeous new covers.
The movie was Oscar-nominated and the book was banned in libraries across the States. This heartbreaking, compassionate and controversial novel interweaves themes of survivor guilt, madness and betrayal.