Victor is a retired solicitor, previously chairman of the international law firm, Eversheds. He has been a trustee of other charities, and has experience as a non-executive director of a number of commercial businesses in the textile, printing, manufacturing and construction industries. He is currently the chair of the Trustees of Bromley House.
It has never occurred to me not to read. Reading has its own imagination. Should you read fiction, before seeing a film - never the experience of reading it much wider, don’t spoil it. Books and writers that have influenced me include Albert Camus, Evelyn Waugh’s Decline and Fall and the war trilogy- Men at Arms, Officers and Gentlemen, and Unconditional Surrender – a view of a war and society which has disappeared. Italo Svevo’s Confessions of Zeno about a man who grows older with such clarity and precision - funny and very modern- published in the UK in the early 60’s and still on my shelves. It's an introduction to so much.
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