Diana Souhami is the author of many widely acclaimed books, and she has also written plays for radio and television. She won the Whitbread Biography Award for Selkirk's Island, her biography of Alexander Selkirk, or as he is better known, Robinson Crusoe.
'Affection and admiration radiate through this biography . . . Shattering stuff' - Sunday Telegraph'An inspirational and humbling read' - Daily Express'Diana Souhami's wonderful new book on the renowned First World War nurse Edith Cavelldoes justice to her by sticking to the truth . . . Souhami has done more to restore the elusiveCavell than any other biographer before her . . . a picture of the kind of woman that once madeBritain great.' - Mail on Sunday