Charles Emmerson is a London-based writer and historian. He is the author of three books.
'A remarkable book… an amazingly audacious and completely innovative way of writing history… immediate and gripping'
Any Human Heart
'Every so often a book comes along that simply must be read.
is such a work. Luminous and majestic, rich in detail and stunning in its depth of research'
Into the Silence
'As reviving as a blast of polar air'
The Ice Museum