About this book
The writer, broadcaster and journalist's latest book in which he goes in pursuit of key moments of the 20th century that have shaped us as a nation. Starting with the death of Queen Victoria, through the Battle of the Somme, the General Strike and Bobby Moore raising the Jules Rimet trophy, he chooses defining moments and explores their legacy today.
Taking one event from each decade of the twentieth century, the author visits the places where history happened and still echoes down the years. He goes in search of the days that shaped the Britain we live in today. He goes to Orgreave and Windsor, Wembley and Wootton Bassett, assembling a unique cast of Britons along the way.