Tomas Graves, son of celebrated British poet Robert Graves, was born and raised in Majorca, where he still lives. He is a master craftsman of typographic design and letterpress printing and he also plays in a rock band. He is the author of two other books A Home in Majorca: A Practical Guide to the Traditional House and Rural Life and Tuning Up at Dawn, which was serialised on BBC Radio Four as Book of the Week.
"'...an unusual and valuable book, fascinating and unputdownable.' Elisabeth Luard"