Author(s): Dan Rhodes
Cockroft, a composer and socialite in the mode of Quentin Crisp, lives in self-imposed exile. Rattling about his farmhouse in the Italian countryside, his only constant source of company is the ever loyal Timoleon Vieta - a mongrel with the most beautiful eyes.
DAN RHODES was born in 1972 in Purley and took a course on creative writing at the University of Glamorgan where he was tutored by Helen Dunmore. From the graduation in 1995 he taught in Saigon and worked at various times at his parents' pub and on a fruit and vegetable farm.