Mark Horton (author) is an expert bridge player, tournament champion, writer and journalist. He has been Editor of Bridge Magazine, the world's oldest bridge publication (now A New Bridge Magazine), since 1995 and is Chief Editor of the European Bridge League's Bulletin. He has represented England on a number of occasions and won events in numerous countries. His many books include I Love This Game, Misplay these Hands with Me, Close Encounters: Bridge's Greatest Matches (Books 1 and 2) and Bridge Master Versus Bridge Amateur. Flame Tree Studio has created hundreds of high quality, crafted illustrated books, calendars and journals, with an emphasis on visual exploration in the arts and in music. From Manga, to Gothic Fantasy, Guitar Chords to How to Play Piano, Flame Tree Studio covers a huge range of subjects.
The book is extremely well-designed, and the excellent graphics are immensely helpful in illustrating the material. Color and typography are deployed effectively throughout the text, with cards always denoted in bold, either black or red.