About the Author
Alex Preston was born in 1979. He lives in Kent. He is the prize-winning author of four novels and a book of nature writing. He writes for The Telegraph, The Economist and Harper's Bazaar and reviews books for the Observer’s New Review. He co-founded the Corfu Literary Festival and is patron of Oxford and Wealden Literary Festivals. He studied English under Tom Paulin at Hertford College, Oxford, and holds a PhD on Violence in the Modern Novel from UCL. He is @ahmpreston on Twitter.