After his death, a young woman returns to her grandfather’s farm in Yorkshire. At his desk she finds the book he left unfinished when he died. Read all the reviews for Hunters in the Snow.
Part story, part scholarship, his eccentric history of England moves from the founding of the printing press into virtual reality, linking four journeys, separated by the centuries, of four great men, the exiled Edward IV, Tsar Peter the Great, the former African slave Olaudah Equiano and Herbert, Lord Kitchener.
Daisy Hildyard was born in Yorkshire in 1984 and currently lives in London, where she is studying for a PhD on scientific language. This is her first book.