A powerful telling of an extraordinary story, presented with a clarity and a confidence that most academic historians would envy. -- Noel Malcolm, Sunday Telegraph
Engagingly fresh and vivid. -- Malise Ruthven, Sunday Times
Narrative history at its most enthralling. -- Christopher Silvester, Daily Express
Constantinople: The Last Great Siege, 1453 by Roger Crowley is narrative history at its very best: an intense, extraordinary tale of courage and cruelty, technological ingenuity, endurance and luck.