The Story of a Nation
Grove/Atlantic, Paperback, 9780802139320, 734pp.
Publication Date: January 17, 2003
- Mark Harrison has a Bachelor's degree in Medieval Studies from Lancaster University. He is a Curator at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London and has a strong interest in the early medieval world. He lives in Colchester, UK.
- Ian Heath is a highly respected author, currently working on a five-volume project covering the armies of 19th-century Asia. Ian lives in Cambridgeshire
- Keith Durham lives in Northumberland. He has had a lifelong interest in the Vikings and their ships.
- Ren? Chartrand and has been senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He lives in Quebec.
The author lives in Glasgow, Scotla
Magnusson tells his story with vigor and lucidity. . . . He sets himself to put the romance back into history, and succeeds splendidly.”Allan Massie, The Spectator (London)
A very readable, traditional history told as a tale from its beginnings up to now.”Neal Ascherson, The Observer (London)
Lovers of history, literature, romance, or adventure will, after the first pages, be pulled irresistibly to the end. Their only regret after reaching it may be [waiting] for a sequel.”Booklist
A well-told traditional history.” The Washington Post