In a modern attribution to the medieval legend of Faust, this novel is set in the world of advertising on Madison Avenue in the 1960's. Critics describe it as "atmospheric and engaging" and "quite readable" as it reveals what happens when you have the devil to pay for your career.
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About the Author
Bernard Ryan, Jr. has written, ghost-written, or co-authored 35 published books, including seven biographies, eight books on voluntary community service for teenage readers, and three books introducing young parents to their children's kindergarten year. His Tyler's Titanic is a 104-page chapter book for young readers that tells how a boy and his dog find a way to visit the great wreck and interact with actual passengers and crew. His The Poisoned Life of Mrs. Maybrick is the biography of an American woman who was the principal in one of history's great murder trials and whose English husband, according to recent research, may have been Jack the Ripper. Mr. Ryan is the author of 100 descriptions (each from 1,200 to 8,000 words) of important historical courtroom trials (U.S. and worldwide, ranging from the ancient Greek Alcibiades to the Lindbergh kidnapping and O.J. Simpson) published in three major reference books. He has also written many magazine and newspaper pieces. He spent many years writing advertising for national brands and retired as Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, at the American Association of Advertising Agencies. He is a graduate of The Rectory School, Kent School, and Princeton University, and lives in Southbury, Connecticut. He and his wife, Jean Bramwell Ryan, have two daughters and two grandchildren.