The Lost Diary of Don Juan

The Lost Diary of Don Juan

An Account of the True Arts of Passion and the Perilous Adventure of Love

By Douglas Carlton Abrams

Atria, Hardcover, 9781416532507, 320pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2007

Capturing the decadent and dangerous world of the Spanish Golden Age, this historical novel explores universal questions about the nature of love and desire--brought to life through Don Juan's secret childhood in a convent to his inescapable fall into the madness of love.

About the Author

Douglas Carlton Abrams is the nationally bestselling author of The Lost Diary of Don Juan, which has been published in thirty languages.  He writes fact-based fiction and did extensive research for his new novel, including swimming with and recording humpback whales, meeting present-day whalers, and cage diving with great white sharks. Previously an editor at the University at California Press and HarperCollins, he is the cofounder of Idea Architects, a book and media development agency.