Deborah Cadbury is the highly acclaimed, bestselling author of several books, including 'The Dinosaur Hunters', 'The Lost King of France', and 'Seven Wonders of the Industrial World'. She has also won numerous international awards as a TV producer for the BBC, including an Emmy for 'Horizon'. She lives in London.
'A wonderful writer who keeps you turning the pages as if her book was a thriller' The Times 'Absolutely stupendous. This is history as it should be. It is stunningly written. I could not put it down' Alison Weir 'Beautifully structured and sympathetically narrated! successfully brings together science, suspense and sentiment. Something for everyone' Miranda Seymour, Sunday Times 'A stylish writer [who] describes the splendours and miseries of these wonders in their true colours and with understanding of the ethics and aspirations of their times' New Scientist 'Fascinating! heroes, villains and victims populate this gripping story' Daily Telegraph