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Richard Mason


Richard Mason

Award-winning novelist Richard Mason was born in South Africa and lives in London.

He was 21 when his first novel, THE DROWNING PEOPLE, was published. It sold more than a million copies in 28 languages and won Italy’s Cavour Prize for Best First Novel. After his second novel, US, he began a collection of interconnected works that now include THE LIGHTED ROOMS, HISTORY OF A PLEASURE SEEKER and WHO KILLED PIET BAROL?

Richard Mason

Books by Richard Mason

by Richard Mason - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Piet Barol has an instinctive appreciation for pleasure and a gift for finding it. When his mother dies, Piet applies for a job as tutor to the troubled son of Europe's leading hotelier—a child who refuses to leave his family’s mansion on one of Amsterdam’s grandest canals. As Piet enters this glittering world, he learns its secrets and finds his life transformed.