'Brings home the grandeur, the danger and the life of those who pioneered North Sea oil ... moving, graphically descriptive and brilliantly illustrated' - Tony Benn
About the Author
Sue Jane Taylor was brought up in the Black Isle and studied Fine Art at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, the Slade School, London and Konsthogskolan, Stockholm. She has worked regularly with James Macmillan and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, has exhibited at the City Arts Centre, Edinburgh and has held residencies at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, U.I.E Shipyard, Clydebank and Armidale Gallery and Museum, NSW, Australia. Giles Sutherland is a freelance writer and critic. He has previously written Explorations in Wood (1993) and Passionate Paint: the Art of Lys Hansen (1998). He edited With the Grain: An Appreciation of Tim Stead (2005) and contributed to Moderation Be Damned, a study of the life and work of Edith Simon (2005).