[back cover] the handwriting analyst's toolkit Read between the lines and discover the true natures of your friends, family, colleagues, and even famous contemporary and historical figures. Just as an individual's voice can reveal a lot about them, so the way that they write can give a fascinating insight into their character, motivation, and aspirations. Psychologists and law enforcers have long used handwriting analysis as an indicator of personality and inclination. This easy-to-use guide gives you the tools and techniques for understanding the hidden meanings that are contained within our handwriting Clear instructions and illustrations show you how to interpret any handwritten piece of text; a clever toolkit lets you gauge letter size, slope, shape, and writing angle, and a comprehensive graphologist's alphabet allows for at-a-glance readings Peter West is a well-known professional handwriting analyst in England, where he holds study groups and gives lectures. Before his retirement he was a senior prosecutor for the security section of a major U.K. company, where he regularly investigated cases of fraud.West, Peter is the author of 'Handwriting Analyst's Toolkit Character and Personality Revealed Through Graphology', published 2004 under ISBN 9780764127922 and ISBN 0764127926.