Catharine Arnold

Catharine Arnold read English at Cambridge and holds a further degree in psychology. A journalist, academic and popular historian, her previous books include the novel Lost Time, winner of a Betty Trask award, and the acclaimed Necropolis: London and Its Dead, Bedlam and City ofSin, the first three volumes of her 'London' series. She lives in Nottingham.

Books by this Author

Underworld London
City of Sin
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Death or Glory

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty and intregity coupled with a humane understanding of human nature.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My daughters

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Gatehouse from The Shadow Line. That's if he really is a villain . . .

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Lapses of self confidence


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