Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, UK

Adrian Fort was educated at Oxford University where he was subsequently a Clarendon Fellow. He practised as a barrister and became involved with politics before pursuing a financial career. He has published many articles on financial and economic matters and has broadcast frequently on the radio. His previous books include Prof: The Life of Frederick Lindemann, Archibald Wavell: The Life and Times of an Imperial Servant and Nancy: the story of Lady Astor.