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Charles Jennings’ fascinating book brings to life the story of three men, united only by their desire to travel faster than anyone had ever done before and to claim for their country and themselves the coveted Land Speed Record. They were Henry Segrave, Malcolm Campbell, and John Cobb. What made these men invest their lives and fortunes in the pursuit of speed? The Fast Set is their riveting story a brief, startling phenomenon of the inter-war years that blazed out as suddenly as it appeared.
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Charles Jennings was born in London and was educated there and at Oxford University. He is married with two children, and lives in London where he works as a writer.Review:
Praise for FAINTHEART: 'Jennings's observations are spot-on, on a continuum from television stand up funny ... Jennings has a lovely turn of phrase on him ... the makings of a fine lyric poet ... Worthy of Wordsworth almost' FINANCIAL TIMES
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Book Description Little, Brown Book Group, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110316861901
Book Description Little, Brown Book Group, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0316861901