Praise for Max Arthur: 'An extraordinary and immensely moving book.' Stephen Fry 'The words are as fresh as if they were written yesterday...extraordinary.' Deborah Moggach 'What emerges from these hundreds of forgotten voices is not change but continuity - the essence of a national character which survived two world wars and survives today.' Daily Mail 'Another of Max Arthur's splendid oral histories, giving the undiluted voices literally of princes and paupers...this is a rich and informative read.' BBC History Magazine 'Fascinating and sometimes touching...Max Arthur vividly recreates the world of our great-grandparents...' Image Magazine 'Max Arthur is a researcher with a huge appetite for the almost forgotten..."Lost Voices" penetrates to the core of Edwardian Life - a marvellous evocation of a neglected era.' Oxford Times
About the Author
Max Arthur served with the RAF and he has written several best-selling oral history books about twentieth-century history in war and peacetime. He lectures on strategy and leadership and writes for the Independent. His previous books include 'Above All', 'Courage', 'Forgotten Voices of the Great War', 'Forgotten Voices of the Second World War', 'Symbol of Courage: A History of the Victoria Cross' and 'Lost Voices of the Royal Navy'.