Roland Vernon

Born in 1961, Roland Vernon lives and writes in Somerset, where he also runs his own marquee company. After graduating from Cambridge, he trained as an operatic tenor and for a short time pursued a career in music before opting for a more settled country life. He is married with three sons. His previous books include a biography of the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti and two other acclaimed novels, the award-winning A Dark Enchantment and The Maestro's Voice.