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About the Author
Geoffrey Wansell is a bestselling author and award winning journalist who has written more than a dozen books and worked for newspapers and magazines around the world in a career spanning five decades. His work has appeared in the Daily Mail, The Times and the Sunday Telegraph in Britain, as well as many other periodicals across all five continents. His books include biographies of the iconic movie star Cary Grant, the controversial Anglo-French business billionaire Sir James Goldsmith, the playwright Terence Rattigan and the British serial killer Frederick West, a role he was appointed to officially by the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He was also executive producer of the Twentieth Century Fox film, When the Whales Came, which starred Helen Mirren, Paul Scofield and David Suchet, with whom he went on to write a bestselling book about the actor’s role playing Agatha Christie’s Belgian detective Hercule Poirot on television over twenty five years.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book,although on the long side, is very good. It keeps your interest.I liked the fact that it talked about every film Grant did and gave info about relationships on the set. I also liked how it had alot of quotes from Grant himself as well as quotes from those who knew him best.I liked the title because it describes Grant so well. I've always thought of him as a dark personality with a tinge of sadness in every smile.Bottom line: A book that indeed does Grant justice.
Enjoyed this book. Very informative if Mr Grant’s life and what he had to overcome.
Adored him, even if he was older than my parents!
Nice perspective on Grant's life and loves..