About the Author:
Mike Hutton wrote several novels before concentrating on social history. His previous books by Amberley include ‘Life in 1940s London’, ‘Life in 1950’s London’ and ‘The Story of Soho’. His aim is to bring a wider audience to our recent history by the range of subject matter he covers in a style that is easy to read yet informative. He has keen interest in early 20th century British art and was for some years a part owner in a number of race horses. He has also spent many years researching archives concerning Britain after the First World War. He lives with his wife in rural Northamptonshire.