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Tom Holland received a double first from Cambridge. He has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Virgil for BBC Radio. He was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for RUBICON and won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2004.
'Thrilling... masterly... gripping' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 'Holland is a cool-headed historian who writes no less authoritatively and engagingly on classical Greece than he did on ancient Rome in his last book, Rubicon' THE SUNDAY TIMES 'A book as spirited and engaging as Persian Fire deserves to last... vibrant, bloodthirsty popular history, told with a rich sense of irony and irresistible narrative timing' THE TELEGRAPH 'Excellent' Sunday Times 'Incendiary stuff. Sparkling insight and no less sparkling writing' Independent