Stephen Fry has played Peter in the film Peter's Friends, Jeeves in the television series Jeeves & Wooster, Fry in the television series A Bit of Fry and Laurie, and most recently, Oscar Wilde in the film Wilde. Breaking precedent, he will also appear uneponymously in the film A Civil Action. Making History is Fry's third novel, following The Liar and The Hippopotamus. The author divides his time between New York and his English homes in London and Norfolk. From the Hardcover edition.