Dr Ian Mortimer is the Sunday Times-bestselling author of the Time Traveller's Guides to Medieval England, Elizabethan England, Restoration Britain and Regency Britain, as well as four critically acclaimed medieval biographies. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1998. His work on the social history of medicine won the Alexander Prize in 2004 and was published by the Royal Historical Society in 2009. He lives with his wife and three children in Moretonhampstead, on the edge of Dartmoor.
Mortimer's accessible guidebook format brings...[Regency Britain]
vividly to life
Ian Mortimer has made this kind of imaginative time travel his speciality.
[An] excellent book... Mortimer's erudition is formidable, and he rarely writes a dull sentence
*Andrew Taylor, The Times, *Book of the Week**
An entertaining and enlightening read
[Mortimer] succeeds, rather brilliantly, in making a mass of information accessible and entertaining
*Kate Hubbard, Oldie*