About the Book
Geneva. As a ferocious thunderstorm rages outside, behind the locked doors of the library the aristocratic Klopstocks are ‘not to be disturbed’.
In the attic, Baron Klopstock’s lunatic brother rants and raves. But in the staff quarters, all is under control. The butler and servants are making
their own preparations for the long night that follows . . .
This is one of the 22 novels written by Muriel Spark in her lifetime. All are being published by Polygon in hardback Centenary Editions between
November 2017 and September 2018.