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'Not many scholars can describe 2000 years with authority - witty, entertaining.' Ian Mortimer, Guardian 'Up-to-date scholarship and panache - the best available.' Prof Patrick Sims-Williams, TLS Fascinating well, well paced - a book that will entertain, inform, and inspire.' G Gasper, Church Times 'A writer with the enviable ability to make even the obscurest periods of history accessible and interesting... rare that such evident learning is work with such lightness and sprezzatura... a wonderfully written book.' Tom Holland, Sunday Telegraph 'Diverting - refreshingly contentious.' David Musgrove, BBC History Magazine 'Extrardinarily ambitious.' Byron Rogers, Spectator 'Lively, well-written.' Fortean Times 'A terrific story - with agreeably eye-watering detail.' Peter Jones, Evening Standard Best Books 'Racy' Daily Mail Lead Review 'Riveting' Halifax Courier 'Witty, informative and enthralling.' Western Mail

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Simon Young was awarded a starred first in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at Cambridge University, as well as the Chadwick Prize for Celtic Studies. He recently received his doctorate summa cum laude from the University of Florence. Researching this book, he has lived in Spain, Ireland and Italy. He is the author of bestselling books such as 500 AD and Farewell to Britannia, as well as of many academic publications.He lives with his wife and young daughter in Santa Brigida, just outside Florence.

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'Not many scholars can describe 2000 years with authority - witty, entertaining.' Ian Mortimer, Guardian 'Up-to-date scholarship and panache - the best available.' Prof Patrick Sims-Williams, TLS Fascinating well, well paced - a book that will entertain, inform, and inspire.' G Gasper, Church Times 'A writer with the enviable ability to make even the obscurest periods of history accessible and interesting... rare that such evident learning is work with such lightness and sprezzatura... a wonderfully written book.' Tom Holland, Sunday Telegraph 'Diverting - refreshingly contentious.' David Musgrove, BBC History Magazine 'Extrardinarily ambitious.' Byron Rogers, Spectator 'Lively, well-written.' Fortean Times 'A terrific story - with agreeably eye-watering detail.' Peter Jones, Evening Standard Best Books 'Racy' Daily Mail Lead Review 'Riveting' Halifax Courier 'Witty, informative and enthralling.' Western Mail

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