Amidst the horrors of Auschwitz, German officer, Angelus Thomsen, has found love.
But unfortunately for Thomsen, the object of his affection is already married to his camp commandant, Paul Doll.
As Thomsen and Doll's wife pursue their passion - the gears of Nazi Germany's Final Solution grinding around them - Doll is riven by suspicion. With his dignity in disrepute and his reputation on the line, Doll must take matters into his own hands and bring order back to the chaos that reigns around him.
'It is exceptionally brave.... Shakespearean.... It's exciting; it's alive; it's more than slightly mad. As the title suggests, it is dreadfully interesting.' Sunday Times