John Mortimer is most famous as the creator of 'Rumpole' Mortimer is rarely out of the news The revelation that he had fathered a 'love-child' with the actress Wendy Craig was front page news across the press. Graham Lord is the author of numerous bestselling biographies of popular literary and media figures. Major serialisation and review coverage on hardback publication. 'Full of delicious scandal' Daily Mail. 'I honestly can't recall a book that is at once so enjoyable and so deplorable ... exhilaratingly insensitive ... the biographer has done his research and appears to be thoroughly informed about Sir John's activities' Roger Lewis, Daily Express. 'Rumbustious yet censorious, prurient yet perceptive about his subject's qualities' Sunday Times 'Entertaining ... His portrait of Mortimer does not lack sympathy, but nor does it let the old goat off the hook' Daily Telegraph
Graham Lord is a biographer who has also published novels. For nearly 20 years he was the influential book columnist of the Sunday Express. He lives mainly in France.