Hunter Davies

Hunter Davies was born in Renfrew in 1936, brought up in Carlisle, educated at Durham University, and now lives half the year in London and half in the Lake District. As a journalist he worked on the Sunday Times, where he was chief features writer, and later editor of the Magazine. He is the author of over thirty books, including biographies, novels, children's novels and several books about the Lake District. He publishes his own best selling guide The Good Guide to the Lakes.