David's novel, ASK ALICE (2009), is published in the UK in Vintage paperbacks and in the US by Pegasus Books

'D.J. Taylor aims for the big time with this epic novel, detailing the Becky Sharp-like rise of a Kansas farmgirl who becomes chatelaine of an English country estate in the 1930s. But those she has stepped on in the past return to exact their revenge. A gripping page-turner filled with surprises, shocks and deep psychological insight' - Independent on Sunday

'Ambitious and immensely accomplished' - Guardian

'Utterly gripping. You are in for a treat' - Literary Review

'Highly accomplished...engrossingly plotted...vibrant' - Mail on Sunday