Iain Pears

Iain Pears is the author of the bestsellers AN INSTANCE OF THE FINGERPOST, THE DREAM OF SCIPIO and STONE'S FALL, and a novella, THE PORTRAIT, as well as a series of acclaimed detective novels, a book of art history, and countless articles on artistic, financial and historical subjects. He lives in Oxford, England.

Iain Pears

Books by Iain Pears

by Iain Pears - Fantasy, Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

In Cold War England, Professor Henry Lytten, having renounced a career in espionage, is writing a fantasy novel that dares to imagine a world less fraught than his own. He finds an unlikely confidante in Rosie, an inquisitive young neighbor who stumbles through a doorway in his cellar and into a stunning and unfamiliar bucolic landscape. There she meets a young boy named Jay, who is about to embark on a journey that will change both their lives. Elsewhere, in a distopian society where progress is controlled by a corrupt ruling elite, the brilliant scientist Angela Meerson has discovered the potential of a powerful new machine. When the authorities come knocking, she will make an important decision --- one that will reverberate through all these different lives and worlds.