Biography

Well-received by reviewers and readers alike, David Long's engaging, imaginative and well-informed books reflect an unquenchable thirst for those events and personalities that illuminate the past. These have been translated into more than twenty languages and won multiple awards.

An author and writer since leaving a first class university with a second class degree, during 25 years as a journalist his work appeared in the Daily Mail, the Sunday Times and in countless magazines in Britain and abroad. Whilst a columnist on the Sunday People, he created a popular cartoon strip which ran for several years in the weekend edition of the Times.

David Long has ghostwritten books for other authors – one of which won the Independent Publisher's Book Award - and for publishers in Britain and the US. Under his own name he continues to write the kind of stuff he likes to read – for adults as well as children.

What the Papers Say

‘The Book of the Week.’
- Evening Standard

‘Children and adults alike will fall in love with these real-life stories.’
- Daily Telegraph

‘A mass of useless but invariably absorbing information. What a fascinating book.’
- Sunday Times

‘Handsome and informative. It’s a book I think everyone should have.’
– BBC Radio London

‘The superbly talented David Long’
– Sunday Express

‘The author has a great reputation.’
– Guardian

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