Daniel Robert Snow MBE is an English popular historian and television presenter.
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An illuminating and original tale of a Black writer and composer Charles Ignatius Sancho. Recently named as a Great Black Briton and immortalised with a Google Doodle this brilliant story charts the life of the little-known maverick and his life in Regency London in a witty polemic, we have grown to love through many great 18th Century English writ...
This is a wonderful book by a ridiculously talented man. – source
In East Prussia, January 1945, the German forces are in retreat and the Red Army is approaching. The von Globig family’s manor house, the Georgenhof, is falling into disrepair. Auntie runs the estate as best she can since Eberhard von Globig, a special officer in the German army, went to war, leaving behind his beautiful but vague wife, Katharina, ...
This book is so good I woke up at 5 to finish it: – source
@wbuxtonofficial Such a remarkable story. Loved that book – source
I'm reading my oldest her first adult history book and chose @greg_jenner's Million Years in a Day. It's really good. Proper popular history built on a foundation of meticulous research. – source
@Iainbking Agreed. Frederick the Great and Napoleon bear a lot of the blame. Wonderful book: 'The allure of battle.' – source
Lovely book: – source
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Today in 1859 the final instalment of Dickens' 'Tale of Two Cities' was published. One of the best selling books of all time. I was once lucky enough to hold a first edition. – source
I'm sitting on Miami Beach in the sun reading this excellent book, drinking rosé, listening to cheesy 90s R&B. 2016 has a kiss in its tail – source
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Here’s a book I #lovetoread – Dreadnought. Share a selfie with a book that you love to read – source