Christopher Hope was born in Johannesburg in 1944. He is the author of Kruger's Alp, which won the Whitbread Prize for Fiction, Serenity House, which was shortlisted for the 1992 Booker Prize, as well as My Mother's Lovers and Shooting Angels, which were both published to great acclaim. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Breathtaking to the very end * Guardian on 'My Mother's Lovers' * Exactly the right note of cold, poetic irony * Financial Times * Mocking, angry and beautiful * Washington Post * Marvellously chilling * The Times * Hope writes with extraordinary exuberance and invention. * Literary Review * Ventures deeper and deeper into the theatre of cruelty, enacting a tangled, horrifying dark comedy. * J.M. Coetzee *