Mary Stewart is one of our most successful novelists. Her first novel, MADAM WILL YOU TALK, was published in 1955. It was an immediate success and marked the beginning of a long and acclaimed writing career. All her novels have been bestsellers on both sides of the Atlantic. She was made a Doctor of Literature by Durham University in 2009.
An absorbing and haunting novel - Daily Mail A fascinating novel, a richly woven tapestry presented with a vividness that brings the characters from myth to real life - Evening Standard Mary Stewart, enchantress . . . an ability to evoke a situation, a mood or a season with a few phrases of prose that are almost verse - Daily Telegraph A perfect trip out of the present. - New York Times Book Review