Colin Thubron

Colin Thubron is a British travel writer and novelist. He has written more than 20 books, and been translated into as many languages. He has won many awards for his writing, and was named one of the 50 greatest British postwar writers by The Times of London. Thubron is Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and President of the Royal Society of Literature. He is a collateral descendant of the poet John Dryden, and lives in London