With his father in military service, Peter Ward grew up in different places throughout England, Germany and the Far East. Graduating in English Literature and Religious Studies marked the start of a lifelong interest in Eastern mythology and religions.
With his grandfather also in the military serving in many different places of the British Raj through the 1920s and 1930s, including Sialkot (now in Punjab state, Pakistan) where his mother was born – India is central to Peter’s family history providing a strong, personal connection to his extensive travels in both India and its near neighbour, Burma.
As a published author with Random House (now Penguin Random House), Peter promoted literacy for children as a ‘21st Century Author’ for the National Literacy Trust, having published in hardback and paperback (2008/09) a novel of historical fiction, ‘Dragon Horse’, set on the ancient Silk Road,
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