The epic novel from the bestselling author of SARUM, RUSSKA, LONDON and THE FOREST.
Edward Rutherfurd was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and educated at Cambridge University and Stanford University in California. His first book, Sarum was based on the history of Salisbury. London, Russka and The Forest, all draw on finely researched details of social history. Edward Rutherford previously lived in London and New York City but has had a home in Dublin for more than twelve years. He has two children. Edward Rutherfurd is available for interview.
Expertly researched, full, undemanding and highly readable account
of a place he has grown to know well -- Maeve Binchy * Ireland on
The author writes with a charm and an authority that comes from considerable research this is a really handsome book * Irish Independent *
The author bounds excitedly through Irish history, interweaving narrative with historical encounters. . . Rutherfurd keeps racing through the pages * Daily Express *
Sublime talent. . . this is history with a human face and a fanciful soul * Good Book Guide *