When Mark Styler, a writer of glossy 'true crime' paperbacks, tries to get an interview with Easterman, a torious serial killer, he has idea what he's walking into. First he has to get past Dr Farquhar, the quixotic head of Fairfields - the asylum where Easterman is kept. But soon he discovers that thing is what it seems. Who is the mysterious Borson? Where did he get the meat in the fridge? And why isn't the skeleton in the closet? Mindgame is a puzzle-box of a play. A dazzling thriller and a jet black comedy that twists its way towards a shocking conclusion. Reading the text is the only way to uncover all the clues.
Anthony Horowitz is best known for such television programmes as Poirot, Murder Most Horrid, and Midsomer Murders - for wich he has written many episodes. He is also a well-known children's author with a dozen books including two collections of horror stories to his name. However, theatre has always been his first love and although Mindgame is his first play he has followed it with a study of the last years of Shackleton, and a musical, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr T.