Born in London, Louisa Treger began her career as a classical violinist. She studied
at the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music, and worked as a
freelance orchestral player and teacher.
Louisa subsequently turned to literature, gaining a First Class degree and a PhD
in English at University College London, where she focused on early twentieth century
Married with three children, she lives in London. The Lodger is her first novel.