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Paul Wreyford on When Henry VIII Came to Dinner

Paul Wreyford on When Henry VIII Came to Dinner

Peter Tonkin had a number questions for his fellow author.
Peter Tonkin

Paul Wreyford, many congratulations on the book. Why did you choose these particular figures – Henry VIII, Napoleon, Shakespeare and Cleopatra to name but a few? I just went for some of the most famous people in history and from a wide range of eras. Everyone will...

How to Make History Appealing

How to Make History Appealing

The author of a new history aimed at children explains the challenges of writing for them.
Paul Wreyford

My teenage son and daughter reckon that most history books are dull and boring. And you know what…I tend to agree with them. No, please don’t stop reading. Don’t throw me and my books on the fire – I’m no history heretic (or perhaps I am). Like you, I love history. So...