Christopher Peachment

Christopher Peachment worked as a stage manager at the Royal Court and many other theatres after a stint as a pilot. He then turned to journalism. In the 1980s, he was film editor for" Time Out" magazine, later becoming Deputy Literary Editor and Arts Editor for the Times. He has written on film, literature, art, opera, and ballet. This is his first novel, and it was inspired by a woman portrait painter showing him Caravaggio's Crucifixion of "St. Peter in Rome" twenty years ago. He lives in...See more