Nicholas Clerihew Bentley (b.1907; d.1978)

Born in Highgate, London, Nicholas Bentley was the son of E C Bentley the novelist and writer for the Daily Telegraph. He studied at University College School in London. He worked as a freelance journalist, author and humorous illustrator. During World War Two Bentley was Deputy Director of the Home Intelligence Unit and editor of publications for the Ministry of Information. He became a distinguished satirical artist and illustrator, having trained at Heatherley's School of…