Reviews

  • The hardback publication of Niall Ferguson's book was prophetic, but this edition - topped and tailed with a passionate, closely argued call for us to educate ourselves about financial markets - could not be more timely

    Tony Clements, Telegraph
  • Dazzling ... extraordinarily timely

    Martin Vander Weyer, Spectator
  • A whistle-stop tour of the historical events that gave us the financial system we have today ... To Niall Ferguson's list of talents we can now add great timing

    Stephanie Flanders, Mail on Sunday
  • Ferguson is the most brilliant British historian of his generation ... he writes with splendid panache

    Times
  • Ferguson's powers are on formidable display

    Tristram Hunt, Observer
  • Wonderfully accessible ... Ferguson is spot on

    Allister Heath, Literary Review
  • A fine history ... told with verve and insight

    Daily Telegraph
  • One of the world's leading historians

    Hamish McRae, Independent