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

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Death or Glory

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I would tell Anne Boleyn that her daughter turned out very well, all things considered.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Taking family and friends to lunch at an authentic Italian restaurant

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Ballet dancer.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Sluggish broadband

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