Clive Aslet is an award-winning writer and journalist who has published over twenty books.
His most recent title The Story of the Country House, is the distillation of four decades spent researching the subject. During a long association with Country Life, he was editor for thirteen years. As author of The Edwardian Country House, The American Country House, Landmarks of Britain and Villages of Britain, he is an authority on the countryside, British history and architecture and life at the turn of the twentieth century on both sides of the Atlantic. He recently became chairman of the Lutyens Trust. In 2019 Clive co-founded the publishing house Triglyph Books with the photographer Dylan Thomas. A lifelong advocate of Classicism, he helped establish the Ax:son Johnson Centre for the Study of Classical Architecture at Cambridge in 2021. Clive lives in London and Ramsgate with his wife and three children.