The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places

CD - unabridged
(12 CDs)
Product Number: CX4876
Released: 01 Oct, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781786142115
Narrator(s): Neil Oliver
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

The British Isles cradles astonishing beauty. The human story here is a million years old, and counting. But the tolerant, easygoing peace we enjoy has been hard won. We have made and known the best and worst of times. We have been hero and villain and we have learned some lessons. Beginning with footprints made in the sand by humankind’s earliest ancestors, Neil takes us via Romans and Vikings, the flowering of religion, through civil war, industrial revolution and two world wars. From windswept headlands to battlefields, ancient trees to magnificent cathedrals, each of his destinations is a place where, somehow, the spirit of the past seems to linger. Beautifully written, this book is majestic, awe-inspiring, a kaleidoscopic history of a place with a story like no other.

Author(s): Neil Oliver
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2018

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MP3 CD
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Author(s): Neil Oliver
Narrator(s): Neil Oliver
Product Number MPCD3802
Released: 01 Oct, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781786141996
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Author(s): Neil Oliver
Product Number WEB269078
Released: 19 Dec, 2018
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
Publisher: Transworld Digital
ISBN: #9781473554535
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Author(s): Neil Oliver
Narrator(s): Neil Oliver
Product Number OB12129
Released: 19 Dec, 2018
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: Transworld
ISBN: #9781473564534

Professional reviews

"The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places is Neil Oliver’s very personal account of what makes these islands so special, told through the places that have witnessed the unfolding of our history. “This book brilliantly demonstrates Neil's mastery of the broad sweep of British history and landscape.” DAN SNOW"

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