“ A wonderful group portrait of an eccentric and ill-starred dynasty. Expertly handling the humorous words and unwise deeds of several generations of Verneys, Adrian Tinniswood breathes life into the turbulent history of an entire century ”
Ross King, author of "Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling" and "Brunelleschi's Dome"
“ Adrian Tinniswood's 'The Verneys' takes us on a fascinating grand tour through a world turned upside down. It is an intimate, engaging, and richly rewarding book, showing the seventeenth century in all its splendor and brutality ”
David King, author of "When the World Came to Town" and "Finding Atlantis"
“ Wonderfully engaging...Tinniswood has brought the Verneys to life in robustly vivid style ”
“ A marvellous history. Intimate and compelling, it's an exciting tale of adventure on the high seas and a family torn apart by civil war ”
August 1, 2011
April 15, 2008
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