Christopher Peachment

Christopher Peachment worked as a stage manager at the Royal Court and many other theatres after a stint as a pilot. He then turned to journalism. In the 1980s, he was film editor for Time Out magazine, later becoming Deputy Literary Editor and Arts Editor for the Times. He has written on film, literature, art, opera, and ballet. This is his first novel, and it was inspired by a woman portrait painter showing him Caravaggio’s Crucifixion of St. Peter in Rome twenty years ago. He lives in Hoxton, London in England and is currently writing a novel about Andrew Marvell and the Earl of Rochester.


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The Green and the Gold

Christopher Peachment
Thomas Dunne Books

In his second historical novel, Peachment introduces us to Andrew Marvell, the beguiling 17th century poet and writer of "To His Coy Mistress", also a spy and...


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Caravaggio

Christopher Peachment
Thomas Dunne Books

My sight was always good. But color now takes on even greater riches. I no longer need the bright blues and reds, which I did so delight in when I was young....


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