Hugh Bicheno read history at Cambridge, and later joined the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). He is the author of Crescent and Cross: the Battle of Lepanto, Razor's Edge: the Unofficial History of the Falklands War and Elizabeth's Sea Dogs.
PRAISE FOR HUGH BICHENO: 'Bicheno has an enviable ability to convey the horror of war' Literary Review, on The Crescent and the Cross. 'Invigoratingly fresh ... Rich, multi-layered' Sunday Telegraph, on The Crescent and the Cross. 'Gripping' John Keegan, on Razor's Edge.