A truly fascinating experience for the reader. This book is a treasure in itself. (THE SUN)
Dan Cruickshank travels through 36 countries in four and a half months to tell the story of civilisation through the world's greatest treasures.
About the Author
Dan Cruickshank is a regular presenter on the BBC best known for his popular BBC2 series THE BEST BUILDINGS OF BRITAIN and WHAT THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION DID FOR US. He is one of Britain's leading architectural and historic building experts. For Omnibus he has travelled to Afghanistan and Iraq to discover what cultural treasures remain after years of looting and civil war.