Fisher's Face by Jan Morris is a biography of Lord Fisher, Edwardian socialite and founder of the World War I British Navy.
About the Author
Jan Morris was born in 1926 of a Welsh father and an English mother, and when she is not travelling she lives with her partner Elizabeth Morris in the top left-hand corner of Wales, between the mountains and the sea. Her books include Coronation Everest
, The Pax Britannica Trilogy
, Pax Britannica
, and Farewell the Trumpets
), and Conundrum
. She is also the author of six books about cities and countries, two autobiographical books, several volumes of collected travel essays and, most recently, the unclassifiable Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere
, a novel, will be published by Faber in 2006.