David Jones: Painter and Poet

By Alex Preston Alex Preston is the author of two highly-acclaimed works of fiction:  This Bleeding City and The Revelations. Before becoming a novelist he worked in the world of finance, but before embarking on that career he read English at Hertford College, Oxford where he developed an appreciation of the work of David Jones,…

Alex Preston: In Love and War

Alex Preston is the author of acclaimed novels This Bleeding City and The Revelations. In his latest book In Love and War, published this month, Preston has exchanged his previous novels’ more familiar contemporary London setting for 1930s Florence. The result is a sweeping and moving historical tale of heroism and love in the face…