Alan Judd

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.

Author photo © Richard Gardner/REX