Born in Manchester in 1960, R. N. Morris now lives in north London with his wife and two young children. He sold his first short story to a teenage girls' magazine while still a student at Cambridge University, where he read classics. Making his living as a freelance copywriter, he has continued to write, and occasionally publish, fiction. One of his stories, "The Devil's Drum," was turned into a one-act opera, which was performed at the Purcell Room in London's South Bank. Another, "Revenants," was published as a comic book.
R. N. Morris received accolades from numerous publications, including the Sunday Times, who called this work 'extraordinarily vivid' and 'sophisticated.' This enveloping crime novel ventures into the dark heart of 19thcentury Russia as detective Porfiry P... SEE MORE