Everyone loves to hate a villain whether real or fictitious, and this book features over 75 of the best-known baddies from history, literature, film, TV and mythology. This unusual and eclectic collection is drawn from sources from around the world. The information is presented through an imaginative range of incriminating evidence in the form of police reports, psychiatric reports, diary entries, eyewitness statements and school records. This compelling approach will engage the reader and stimulate interest in past events, literature and historical figures.
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Born on the stroke of midnight in a little house in the ancient Roman town of Caesaromagus (Chelmsford), John grew up with a love of stories, the power of words and the magic of plays on the stage. John trained as a secondary school teacher and was first published in 1983. Oodles of years later, he became a full-time writer. He's well known for writing to enMore about John Townsend
John Townsend's first job was teaching at a secondary school in Oxford. John started writing fiction and non-fiction for children in the 1980s and also writes poetry and plays for children and adults. He has published over 120 books worldwide, and visits schools, libraries and prisons to encourage interest in books and to get the world reading - as well as wMore about Simon Lewis