About this book
Born in 1917, Eric Hobsbawm's life has witnessed a number of wars and revolutions and this is an account of his travels through his eventful past. His previous books include "Age Of Extremes" and "The Age Of Revolution".
Born in 1917, the year of the Russian Revolution, the 85 years of Eric Hobsbawm's life are backdropped by an endless litany of wars, revolutions and counter-revolutions. His autobiography is an account of his travels through that past which is another country, where they do things differently.