Author(s): Edward Rutherfurd
Few places lie closer to the heart of England's heritage than the New Forest. Now Edward Rutherfurd, is a chronicler who can weave its mystery and legends into a compelling narrative worthy of its role in our history. From the cruel forest laws of the Normans and their passion for hunting, to the founding of Beaulieu Abbey by capricious King John; from the very real dangers of the Spanish Armada to the elegance of Georgian Lymington; from the herds of wild deer and horses which have roamed free since time immemorial to the mighty oaks which provided timber for Nelson's naval ships, Rutherfurd has captured the essence of this ancient domain.
A magnificent, sweeping history in which Rutherfurd captures the essence of the English heartland.
Edward Rutherfurd was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and educated at Cambridge University and Stanford University in California. His first book, Sarum was based on the history of Salisbury. London, Russka and The Forest, all draw on finely researched details of social history. Edward Rutherford previously lived in London and New York City but has had a home in Dublin for more than twelve years. He has two children. Edward Rutherfurd is available for interview.