John Preston

John Preston is a former arts editor of the Sunday Telegraph and evening Standard. He is the author of four highly acclaimed novels, The DigGhostingInk and Kings of the Roundhouse, and a travel book, Touching the Moon. He lives in London

His latest book, A Very English Scandal (UK: Viking, US: The Other Press) is a behind-the-scenes look at the desperate and scandalous private life of Jeremy Thorpe, MP, and his disgrace and trial in the 1970s. It is being adapted into a major BBC feature written by Russell T. Davies, directed by Stephen Frears and starring Hugh Grant.

Agent Name: Natasha Fairweather