Caroline Moorehead is the biographer of Bertrand Russell, Iris Origo and Martha Gellhorn. Her biography of Lucie de la Tour du Pin, Dancing to the Precipice, was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award in 2009. She lives in London.
"No one would have appreciated better than Iris Origo herself the delicacy, precision and tact with which this book restores her life." Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year 'An absolute joy' The Good Book Guide