About the Author
Frank Tallis is a writer and practicing clinical psychologist. He has held lecturing posts in clinical psychology and neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry and King’s College, London, and is one of Britain’s leading experts on obsessional states. In 1999 he received a Writers’ Award from the Arts Council of Great Britain and in 2000 he won the New London Writers Award (London Arts Board). Tallis’s novels include Killing Time, Sensing Others, Mortal Mischief, Vienna Blood, Fatal Lies, Darkness Rising, Deadly Communion, and Death and the Maiden. He is also the author of many nonfiction books on psychology, including Love Sick: Love as a Mental Illness and Hidden Minds: A History of the Unconscious. He lives and works in London.