Author(s): Paul Torday
A modern TALE OF TWO CITIES by the bestselling author of SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN.
Paul Torday was born in 1946 and read English Literature at Pembroke College, Oxford. He spent the next 30 years working in engineering and in industry, after which he scaled back his business responsibilities to fulfil a long-harboured ambition - to write. He burst on to the literary scene in 2006 with his first novel, SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN, an immediate bestseller that has been sold in 22 countries. He is married with two sons by a previous marriage and has two stepsons and lives close to the River North Tyne.