ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 6, 2018
Aiding and Abetting
By (author) Muriel Spark; Introduction by Louise Welsh; Series edited by Alan Taylor
Hildegard Wolf is a German psychiatrist who lives a comfortable life in Paris. When she encounters a client who claims to be Lord Lucan, shecan’t help but be intrigued. After all, he’s the second man who has claimed to be the elusive lord. But which one is the imposter?This is one of the 22 novels written by Muriel Spark in her lifetime. All are being published by Polygon in hardback Centenary Editions betweenNovember 2017 and September 2018.
Muriel Spark was born in Edinburgh in 1918. A poet, essayist, biographer and novelist, she won much international praise, including being twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The Times placed her eighth in its list of the Fifty Greatest British Writers Since 1945. She died in Tuscany in 2006.Louise Welsh was born in London in 1965. She studied History at Glasgow University, and after graduation established and worked at a second-hand bookshop for several years before publishing her first novel, The Cutting Room (2002). She is the author of short stories, psychological thrillers and plays, and edits volumes of prose and poetry, as well as contributing to journals and anthologies. She lives in Glasgow.