Henry Toledano was born in Egypt and at 14 was sent to public school in England. Subsequently he went to London University where he got a degree in economics. Then he travelled round the world for two years, earning his keep much of the way. He has been part owner of two book stores and presently sells out of print books online.
Peter George Whitehill is the son of a First Consul stationed in Cairo. But Peter is just about to escape his public school for good and head to London, just two hours away, where he'll make a stab at independence at the age of seventeen and a half.