The Dark Horse tells the story of a colourful musical life and is a portrait Trevor Ford: Childhood in the 1930s and 40s in Oxford, musical life in a British military camp in the Malaysian jungle, his way to Norway, and lots more. The books are written in English. (An overall, edited Norwegian translation of the two books is in preparation.)
The Dark Horse I is the first part of Trevor Ford autobiography, which continues in The Dark Horse II.
Ford’s story starts in Queenstown on Tasmania in 1931, runs through England and the Far East until it reaches Norway and Nesodden in 1964. Amongst other topics, the volume provides insight into the English navy music of the 1950s and 1960s.