The infamous literary hoax that fooled the art world, with a new introduction by William Boyd.
William Boyd was born in 1952 in Accra, Ghana, and grew up there and in Nigeria. He is the author of fifteen highly acclaimed, bestselling novels, including Any Human Heart and Trio, and five collections of stories. He is married and divides his time between London and south-west France.
William Boyd has probably written more classic books than any of
his contemporaries * Daily Telegraph *
A finely judged performance: a deft and resonant alchemy of fact and fiction, of literary myth and imagination * Guardian on Love Is Blind *
One of Britain's most celebrated contemporary novelists * Sunday Times *