No one will ever accuse Joanne Harris of being stuck in a rut. As far as genres are concerned, the variety of her writing ranges from the sensuous quirkiness of the romance CHOCOLAT to a collection of 120 recipes called MY FRENCH KITCHEN. In fiction, beautiful writing, intriguing characters and imaginative plots are her hallmarks. GENTLEMEN & PLAYERS, her latest novel, is no exception; it is a riveting thriller.
Set at the elite St. Oswald's Grammar School for Boys, the narrative moves between present day and fifteen years earlier, and is told by two narrators: the long-time professor of Classics, Roy Straitley, and the child of groundskeepe