Description - England by Maureen Duffy
'An erudite, extremely entertaining work' Jan Morris, IndependentIn the style of Longitude and Fermat's Last Theorem, acclaimed novelist Maureen Duffy has written a page-turning narrative history of the making of the myth of the English. In this fascinating study, acclaimed author Maureen Duffy surveys three thousand years of English and British history, illuminating the myths that have come to be such an important part of our national identity. Written with great erudition, perception and humour, England: The Making of the Myth from Stonehenge to Albert Square will change your view of England's past - and England's future.
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(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Fourth Estate Ltd
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Author Biography - Maureen Duffy
A prolific poet and playwright, Maureen Duffy published her first novel, That's How It Was, in 1962. She is the author of Wounds, Capital and Londoners: An Elegy (the Londoners trilogy) and has written biographies of Purcell and Aphra Behn.