Zofia is rich, celebrated, a highly successful novelist and happily married. She lives in Pragues most fashionable quarter.
But her world is about to change.
With no introduction, a female fan turns up on her doorstep. Irene has flown to Prague having re-read Zofias novel and recognised many details of the story.
Now she has urgent questions for Zofia and a forbidding-looking glass vial in her handbag