Mark Henshaw has lived in France, Germany, Yugoslavia and the USA, and currently lives in Canberra. His first novel, Out of the Line of Fire, won the Fellowship of Australian Writers Barbara Ramsden Award and the NBC New Writers Award. It was one of the biggest selling Australian literary novels of the decade. For many years Mark was a curator at the National Gallery of Australia. He recently returned to writing fiction full-time.
Set in Paris and Japan, The Snow Kimono tells the stories of an Inspector, a former Professor of Law, and a writer. The book is an intricate psychological thriller that is also an unforgettable meditation on love and loss, on memory and its deceptions, and the ties that bind us to others.