"Lively and absorbing" -- Sunday Sun, August 1997
About the Author
Roger Hutchinson is an award-winning author and journalist. Born in the north of England in 1949, after a time spent editing magazines in London he moved to work in Skye in 1977, where he still lives. His previous books include Camanachd: The Story of Shinty (1989); Polly: The True Story Behind 'Whisky Galore' (1990, reprinted 1998); High Sixties: The Summers of Riot and Love (1992); Crimes of War: The Antanas Gecas Affair (1994); All the Sweets of Being: A Life of James Boswell (1995); and Empire Games: The British Invention of Twentieth-Century Sport (1996).