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  • Extraordinary... Perkin is a masterclass in how biography can breathe life into the darkest and most inert pockets of the past

  • An unforgettable book... The best book I have ever reviewed in these pages

    Mail on Sunday
  • Gripping... With Perkin, Wroe has breathed new life into an obscure figure

    Daily Mail
  • A book that captures the temper of an age

    Financial Times
  • Rewards every moment of attention

    Sunday Telegraph

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