Tom Williams recalls his Argentinian adventures in the name of research. My first visit to Argentina was in 2003. I had been learning to dance tango in London and I decided I had to see how they danced in Buenos Aires. I completely fell in love with the place, so when I was looking for […]
Diana Preston on the real history behind the infamous mutiny on the Bounty. ‘Know then, my own dear Betsy, I have lost the Bounty… On the twenty-eighth of April at daylight in the morning, Christian…with several others came into my cabin while I was asleep, and seizing me, holding naked bayonets at my breast, tied […]
We have FIVE copies of Rory Clements’ latest novel Nucleus to give away. Five winners will each receive a hardback copy of this follow up to Rory’s hit historical thriller, Corpus. And look out for a special feature about the history behind the books, coming soon. Just follow the instructions below to enter. You’ve got four chances to […]
Katherine Clements speaks to Bettany Hughes about women in history, gender equality and her
Katherine Clements picks the best costume drama to watch over the festive season. The Crown
Our guest this month, Clare Harvey, on the remarkable women who inspired her novels.
Historian and award-winning author Jerry Brotton on Elizabethan England’s alliance with the Islamic
A nonfiction treat for you this month. We have FIVE signed copies of Bettany Hughes’ bestseller Istanbul to give away. Five winners will each receive a signed paperback, which is released on 28 December 2017. And look out for an interview with Bettany, coming soon. Just follow the instructions below to enter. You’ve got four chances to win: […]