Alan Judd has written nine novels and two biographies. His first, A Breed of Heroes, won the Royal Society of Literature award and was filmed by the BBC. Another novel, The Devil’s Own Work – inspired by dinner with Graham Greene – won the Guardian Fiction Award, and his biography of Ford Madox Ford the Heinemann Award. His authorised biography of Mansfield Cumming, founder of MI6, was short-listed for the prestigious Westminster Prize.
Formerly a soldier and a diplomat, and currently the Spectator’s motoring correspondent, Alan Judd lives in Sussex and his working on a second world war novel.
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