Count Waller’s Story

Gabriele Annan

  • Sad Strains of a Gay Waltz by Irene Dische
    Bloomsbury, 147 pp, £14.99, October 1994, ISBN 0 7475 0835 6

The hero of Irene Dische’s first novel was Adolf Hitler, alive and well and living in New Jersey. The hero of her second is Benedikt August Anton Cecil August Count Waller von Wallerstein. As a boy, he was obsessed with drawing.

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