“The labour of love to finish my Dad’s last book”

Piers Torday sheds some light on the real life political scandals which inspired and informed his final book, The Death of an Owl, in the Daily Express.

“Paul Torday was a businessman who worked in the engineering sector, running a company that supplied the shipping industry with vital parts.

He had transformed the family business and gone on to start several more.

I was immensely proud of his achievements.

I was about to become even prouder – and for a reason I could never have imagined.

One evening in 2006 he came to visit me at my home in London and announced he had some surprising news.

He had written a novel…”

Read the full piece here.

Piers Torday on finishing Death of an Owl by Paul Torday for Daily Express