The book describes Peter Cundill’s life and career and is based on his investment journals, investor letters and lectures. Cundill was born in 1938 and began his career as an accountant and financial advisor at the age of 25. At the age of 35, he found Benjamin Graham’s books and two years later, in 1975, he took over the underperforming All-Canadian Venture Fund. For the next 33 years, the fund, with a deep value philosophy, had an annual return of 15.2%. Cundill 2011 died from fragile x, 72 years old.
A Brief can be read here