• "Edward Rutherfurd's grand novel weaves together the great events of English history ... he pulls off some remarkable effects"

    New York Times
  • "Few literary novels tell us as much about the history of modern humans, or have such clarity"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "London could hook you on history for life ... 800 pages of hold-your-breath suspense, buccaneering adventure, and passionate tales of love and war set in London from the birth of time to the present day"

    The Times