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Nick Bunker is the author of An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America, Young Benjamin Franklin: the Birth of Ingenuity and Making Haste from Babylon: the Mayflower Pilgrims and their World. In 2015 An Empire on the Edge won the George Washington Prize in the United States and it was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for History. In 2010 Making Haste from Babylon was long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction. A graduate of King’s College, Cambridge, and Columbia University, Bunker lives in Lincolnshire with his wife Susan and their otterhound, Champion Teckelgarth Mercury.

Books by Nick Bunker

The Mayflower Pilgrims

On the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower read the gripping true story of an adventure that came to define both Britain and America

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An Empire On The Edge

A lethal blend of politics, personalities and economics – and a war that few welcomed but nobody could prevent. In this Pulizter Prize finalist book, Nick Bunker explores the genesis of the War of Independence.

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Making Haste From Babylon

A vivid and strikingly original account of the Mayflower project as well as the Pilgrims' first decade in the New Plymouth colony.

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