From the bestselling author of Operation Mincemeat and Agent Zigzag comes the fascinating story of Elisabeth Nietzsche--sister of the famed philosopher--and her insane attempt to found a utopian colony in the jungles of Paraguay in the late 19th century.
Ben Macintyre is a columnist and Associate Editor on The Times. He has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He is the author of nine books including Agent Zigzag, shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and the Galaxy British Book Award for Biography of the Year 2008, the number 1 bestseller Operation Mincemeat and, most recently, the Richard & Judy Book Club selection, Double Cross. He lives in London with his wife and three children.