"Edric's work constitutes one of the most astonishing bodies of work to have appeared from a single author for a generation."
— Daily Telegraph
"For more than 20 years now, Robert Edric's unflinching eye for human cruelty has roamed across centuries and continents."
— Sunday Times
ROBERT EDRIC was born in 1956. His novels include The Sword Cabinet, The Book of the Heathen (shortlisted for the 2001 WH Smith Literary Award), Peacetime (longlisted for the Booker Prize 2002), Gathering the Water (longlisted for the Booker Prize 2006), The Kingdom of Ashes and In Zodiac Light.