Human history is a tale not just of constant change, but of perpetual restlessness. In Beneath Another Sky the esteemed historian Norman Davies embarks upon a journey round the world to show the layers of experience that underpin our present – and brilliantly complicate our view of the past.
‘If you are someone, or know someone, who is romanced by stamps, or maps, or names, or journeys, or plaques, then I recommend this book to you. I loved it. It deserves a shelf of its own’ David Aaronovitch, The Times
‘Rich, thought-stirring and deeply engaging’ John Gray, New Statesman
‘Gripping, enthralling, a great read … a fragrant stew of history, literature and travel spiced with digression, detective work and dabs of humour’ Sarah Wheeler, Observer