An irresistible novel by multi-talented Stephen Fry, author, film and television star, playwright and newspaper columnist.
"The spirits of Oscar Wilde and Evelyn Waugh glower benignly over this very funny first novel . . . An ingenious plot filled with surprises and glittering with hilarious, often indecent inventions."—The New York Times Book Review
"Transforms the sophomoric into the sophisticated."—Los Angeles Times