Books by Brian Masters

Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Genuinely frightening—and not for weak stomachs. (Thirty b&w photos and line drawings—not seen)"
Calling his February 1983 arrest ``the day help arrived,'' London civil-servant Dennis Nilsen, a former constable, readily confessed to the murder and dismemberment of 15 young men who'd visited his apartment. Read full book review >
THE LIFE OF E.F. BENSON by Brian Masters
Released: March 15, 1992

"Masters creates a haunting and poignant story of misconstrued literary success, his pace, light touch, and elegant style evocative of Benson himself."
Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940), clever, sociable, and film-star handsome, published 65 books—including novels, memoirs, histories, and texts on Ping-Pong and ice-skating—and innumerable ghost stories, essays, reviews, and plays, his effortless production attracting both enough admirers to form the E.F. Benson Society with its newsletter, Dodo, and such talented biographers as Masters—whose 17 books—including lives of Rabelais, Camus, Moliäre, and one mass murderer—help him understand this prolific writer. Read full book review >