John Bayley is the author of Alice, The Queer Captain, George s Lair and The Red Hat. In addition to Iris he has published two other memoirs with Duckworth, Iris & Friends and Widower's House. He was the Warton Professor of English at the University of Oxford and is a fellow of St Catherine s College.
This is the greatest love story of our age. Incomparable * Observer * Love has everything and nothing to do with it. John Bayley has set the gold standard for a debased currency; changed the meaning of the word * Guardian *