A wonderfully imaginative book. --The Times
Fascinating…an audacious achievement. --Guardian
Hugely impressive history of monastic life. --Sunday Tribune
About the Author
Geoffrey Moorhouse is one of the best writers of our time (The Times), a brilliant historian (Daily Telegraph) and a writer whose gifts are beyond category (Independent on Sunday). He is the award-winning author of eighteen books. In 1982 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His To the Frontier won the Thomas Cook Award for the best travel book of its year in 1984. He lives in a hill village in North Yorkshire.