> I would like to thank Angus Hyland at Pentagram for suggesting me as a potential author for this book, and Jo Lightfoot at Laurence King for believing him and giving me this opportunity. When first approached, I felt that it was a subject that I could definitely write about, and I certainly felt the book was needed.

With no experience of writing books, I blithely assumed that it could be written fairly quickly over a few months. When it became evident it required an awful lot more work, my editor John Jervis was there to guide me through the lengthy process and ask the questions that I had omitted to ask myself. He was also the man to cajole and push me along the schedule. John also deserves a good deal of thanks for his ...

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