William Caldicott leads a complicated life as his impending divorce looms ahead of him. Further complications are added when William receives a cryptic letter of farewell from his estranged brother James as well as the key to James' house in France. William hesitantly accepts the key and begins the search for his brother. As he delves deeper and deeper into his brother's strange life, William discovers things that even his vivid writer's imagination could not have conjured up...
Sir Dirk Bogarde was an English actor and novelist. Initially a matinee idol, Bogarde later acted in art-house films such as Death In Venice. As well as completing six novels, Bogarde wrote several volumes of autobiography.
Between 1947 and 1991, Bogarde made more than sixty films. For over two decades he lived in Italy and France, where he began to write seriously.
In 1985 he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of St Andrews and in 1990 was promoted to Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
Sir Dirk Bogarde has a legion of fans to this day - an extraordinary commitment to an extraordinary man.