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£8.99
Published
5 April 2022
PB
9781913083045
Ebook
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By James Hawes:

 

Brilliant Isles – Art that Made Us: from the Dark Ages to the Present in 80 Masterworks

A companion book to the landmark BBC television documentary series to be broadcast from April to June 2022, BRILLIANT ISLES tells the turbulent story of British creativity through 80 stunning works of art, music, literature and architecture.

Old Street Publishing Brilliant Isles

Brilliant Isles – Art that Made Us: from the Dark Ages to the Present in 80 Masterworks

A companion book to the landmark BBC television documentary series to be broadcast from April to June 2022, BRILLIANT ISLES tells the turbulent story of British creativity through 80 stunning works of art, music, literature and architecture.

8.99
 
 

‘Hawes’s view of English history is sharp and vivid and extremely persuasive’ —Philip Pullman

 
 
  • ‘At last a chance to get to grips with the entire history of England, and all in a few hours!’
    MAIL ON SUNDAY
  • ‘An engaging, informative sprint through the story of our little island’
    INDEPENDENT
  • ‘thorough and absorbing… [Hawes] brings the story right up to date, able to step back from the current madness with admirable clarity’
    NEW EUROPEAN
  • ‘A fantastic read. I would recommend it to anyone.’
    Pat Kenny, NEWSTALK IRELAND
  • ‘Such a thought-provoking read… The maps and charts are so useful’
    Dan Jackson, author of THE NORTHUMBRIANS
 
 
James Hawes

James Hawes is the bestselling author of the acclaimed SHORTEST HISTORY OF GERMANY and SHORTEST HISTORY OF ENGLAND, as well as six novels, one of which – SPEAK FOR ENGLAND (2005) – predicted Brexit.