This enthralling book excavates the story of an unknown man whose bones were found in an Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland. Brothers-in-law Albert, a writer, and Gething, the lead archaeologist on the dig, bring him thrillingly back to life, revealing his origins and recreating the turbulent times in which he lived, when Britain was a patchwork of competing kingdoms, riven by waves of religious fervour, scattered tribal expansion and terrible bloodshed. A riveting, brilliantly written account.
Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands
"To its credit, Dopeworld is nothing if not ambitious. Vorobyov states as much himself, describing it bombastically as ‘true crime, gonzo, social, historical memoir meets fucked up travel book’. That is a lot to cram in. If sometimes he drops the ball (the..."
— The Spectator