Richard TomlinsonRichard Tomlinson first came across Landru in the early 1980s when he was researching a French history Ph.D. at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. He did not believe the prosecution case and has been exploring l’affaire Landru ever since.
After completing his doctorate at Cambridge University, Richard pursued an award-winning career as a a journalist in China and Europe. He is an acclaimed author, whose most recent book, a biography of the cricketer W.G. Grace, was hailed as “magnificent” (_Daily Telegraph_), “compelling” (_Mail on Sunday_) and “my biography of the year” (_Evening Standard_).