A Man Of Genius

by Janet Todd
A Man Of Genius
  • ISBN-13: 9781908524829
  • Author(s): Janet Todd
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press
  • Imprint: Bitter Lemon Press
  • Publication Date: 09-03-2017
  • Format: p/b

Availability: Available

£8.99

A Man of Genius portrays a psychological journey from safety into obsession and secrecy. It mirrors a physical passage from flamboyant Regency England through a Europe conquered by Napoleon. Ann, a successful writer of cheap Gothic novels, becomes obsessed with Robert James, regarded by many, including himself, as a genius, with his ideas, his talk, and his band of male followers. However, their relationship becomes tortuous, as Robert descends into violence and madness. The pair leave London for occupied Venice, where Ann tries to cope with the monstrous ego of her lover.

Read Sarah's write up of A Man of Genius here

About the book

A Man of Genius portrays a psychological journey from safety into obsession and secrecy. It mirrors a physical passage from flamboyant Regency England through a Europe conquered by Napoleon. Ann, a successful writer of cheap Gothic novels, becomes obsessed with Robert James, regarded by many, including himself, as a genius, with his ideas, his talk, and his band of male followers. However, their relationship becomes tortuous, as Robert descends into violence and madness. The pair leave London for occupied Venice, where Ann tries to cope with the monstrous ego of her lover.

Read Sarah's write up of A Man of Genius here

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