Peter Thorold

Peter Thorold was born in London and educated in the United States and Britain, reading history at New College, Oxford. His professional career was spent in the City as an insurance broker and director of a number of companies. He lives with his wife in London and France. His other books include The" "London Rich: The Creation of a Great City from 1666 to the Present and" "The Motoring Age: The Automobile and Britain 1896-1939.""