Forget anything you thought that you knew about history, especially if you picked up your knowledge of ye olde days in the movies or on TV. A new book, 'Lies, Damned Lies and History' stands the last few thousand years of history on its head and reveals what really happened. --The Weekly News, 16th January 2010
About the Author
GRAEME DONALD is a full-time writer and has always been fascinated by quirks in the English language and history. He wrote a daily column for the 'Today' newspaper for 10 years and followed this by creating a panel game on word origins for 'Back to Square One', which ran for eight years on BBC Radio 2 and 4, and the World Service. He has written several fact books on history and military history, including 'Fighting Talk and Martial Lore'. He lives in Stockport, Cheshire.