Author(s): Josephine Hart
The debut novel by Josephine Hart, reissued as a Virago Modern Classic - a chilling exploration of physical passion and psychological darkness.
Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive. 'DAMAGE', Josephine Hart's debut novel, an international bestseller, filmed with Jeremy Irons and Juliette Binoche, now takes its proper place as a Virago Modern Classic. Here is one of the most chilling explorations of physical passion and dark, obsessive love ever written.
*The debut novel by Josephine Hart, reissued as a Virago Modern Classic - a chilling exploration of physical passion and psychological darkness
'A remarkable first novel of awesome accomplishment and quite startling psychological insight' - Ruth Rendell.
Josephine Hart (1942-2011) was the bestselling author of Damage, Sin, Oblivion and The Reconstructionist. She was a Director of Haymarket Publishing and founded Gallery Poets before going on to produce a number of West End plays. As well writing novels, she was a 'poetry evangelist' and her Josephine Hart Poetry Hour at the British Library inspired two edited poetry books: Catching Life By the Throat and Words that Burn. She was married to Maurice Saatchi and had two sons.