So reads the headline of the first broadsheet review of Sevastopol’s Wars, following the book’s publication on Thursday, 20 April. Ben Wilson, writing on my study of Sevastopol in the Sunday Telegraph today (Sunday, 23 April 2017), explains that ‘after… Continue reading "The Sunday Telegraph: Why Sevastopol is the Soul of Russia – 23 April 2017"
On the morning of Tuesday, 9 April, the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) broadcast an interview with me recorded at the launch of Sevastopol’s Wars at the Reform Club, London, on Wednesday, 5 April 2017. This can be heard at http://www.bfbs.com/radio/listen-again/2123… Continue reading "Sevastopol’s Wars: Interviews with BFBS and Military History Quarterly – 14 April 2017"
The Reform Club on London’s prestigious Pall Mall was the venue of the launch of Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin on Wednesday, 5th April. Over 110 guests attended the drinks reception and book presentation, and a good many… Continue reading "London Launch of Sevastopol’s Wars – 5 April 2017"
In the research and writing of Sevastopol’s Wars, I met a series of fascinating people, many of whose accounts appear in the book. Of particular note were the veterans of the Great Patriotic War, whom I interviewed at the beginning… Continue reading "The Writing of Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin – Part II – 2 April 2017"