Tight and disturbing, LOVING ROGER begins with a dead body and a chilling question. Why has nice, ordinary, affectionate Anna picked up her kitchen knife and murdered the man she insists she loves?
Tim Parks is the author of six novels, including Tongues of Flame (winner of the Somerset Maugham and Betty Trask Awards), Family Planning and Goodness. He has lived in Italy since 1981, and his account of his first ten years there, Italian Neighbours, was published in 1992 to great acclaim. His new novel, Shear, is currently available in Heinemann hardback. Apart from his writing, Tim Parks also works as a teacher and translator. He is married with two children.