A vividly written and intensely researched new biography of an iconic figure in British history.
Having studied Geography at Oxford, Vanessa became a writer and broadcaster for the Telegraph, Radio 4, and ITV's Tonight. In 2004 she presented a two-day live astrological watch with Adam Hart-Davies on BBC1, a series on Scottish history for STV/Grampian and was one of Alan Titchmarsh's co-presenters in the major BBC TV series The Natural History of Britain.
A compelling tale * Daily Mail *
Deeply researched and powerfully explosive * Saga Magazine *
Intelligent and infectiously enthusiastic * The Sunday Times *
The author has a real passion for her subject and it shows * Good Book Guide *