The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts

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$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
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Pages
387
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.1 X 8.1 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393349924
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About the Author

Best-selling author Graham Robb was born in Manchester in 1958 and is a former Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He is an acclaimed historian and biographer, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He has won the Whitbread Biography Prize and the Heinemann Award for Victor Hugo, as well as the Ondaatje Prize and Duff Cooper Prize for The Discovery of France. His book Parisians was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller. He lives on the Anglo-Scottish border.

Reviews

Intriguing and stimulating . . . by an author whose previous works have been, one after the other, precise, self-aware, and enlightening.--Jane Smiley
Raises intriguing questions about the relationship between tribe and empire, local identity and larger superstructure.--Rachel Donadio
[A] daring theory.... thrilling.--Laura Miller
Upends nearly everything we believe about the history... of early Europe.--Gabe Habash
Combines travelogue and historical detective story.... The work of a man to whom the past is vividly present.--Ian Morris