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EDWARD ABEL SMITH

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IAN FLEMING'S INSPIRATION

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE BOOKS 
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My Story

Born in 1991, Edward Abel Smith grew up in Hertfordshire, England, before moving to Oxford to study Sociology & Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University.

Edward's interest in Kindertransport led him to write his first book, Active Goodness, which he independently published through Kwill Publishing in 2017. Following this, Edward was commissioned by Pen & Sword to write Ian Fleming's Inspiration, a potted biography of the James Bond author's life - including working in World War II intelligence - which influenced his writing. Edward's books have been featured in The Times, the Telegraph, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Express and the Washington Times. He has also appeared on several radio programs including BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio London and BBC World Service.

In 2020, Edward was commissioned by Pen & Sword to write two further books, one based on the little known story of the women who organised the escape of over 15,000 endangered Jews from Prague during the Nazi invasion. The second is a biography of British humanitarian, Nicholas Winton.

Edward lives in London with his wife, daughter and their dog, Vesper.

My Books

IAN FLEMING'S INSPIRATION

Hardback

IAN FLEMING'S INSPIRATION

Paperback

ACTIVE GOODNESS

Paperback

Kwill Books (2017)

Pen & Sword (2020)

Pen & Sword (2021)

 
 
In The Press
Book Reviews

"A thrilling and heart-rendering telling of devastating bravery in the face of humanity's darkest hour."

SELF PUBLISHING REVIEW

Review of Active Goodness

 
 

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