MAIL ON SUNDAY – Unsparing in its raw honesty.
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY – A story that lingers in the reader's consciousness, haunting through its wider possibilities.
AMAZON.CO.UK – A powerful memoir about mental illness and the destruction of love … This is an extraordinary story, told with the immediacy of first-hand experience.
original edition: All Rights reverted to BookBlast Ltd by Macmillan in May 2016.
Rupert Bogarde worked in the film industry before heading off for France to renovate a 12th century chapel in the Pyrenees which he ran with his first wife as a holiday centre for young diabetics, until her disappearance in 1993, the basis of his memoir, Daybreak into Darkness. He now lives in Hampshire with his wife, the pianist Sophie Roper-Curzon, and their five children.
Rupert's daughter, Jasmine a.k.a. Birdy, won a national music competition, UK IDOL, (Open-Mic), age 12. She is now 16 and is signed to Atlantic records and has sold over a million albums to date.