Dominique Enright is a freelance writer and editor. Although born in the UK, she spent much of her childhood abroad, notably Thailand and Singapore. She has a degree in English Language and Literature from Oxford University. Her previous works for Michael O'Mara Books include The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill and The Wicked Wit of Jane Austen, and she is also the compiler and editor of selections from the verse of Burns, Keats, Kipling and Wordsworth. She lives in London with her husband; they have three grown-up children.