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Books by Ann Wroe (7)

  • A powerful and poetic work of history on the figure of Orpheus: his life and myth, and his representation and imagining from the sixth century BC to the present day.

  • A life of St Francis in verse

  • ‘She’s a genius, I believe, because she lights up every subject she touches.’ Hilary Mantel A Spectator Book of the Year Meditations on the mystery of light

  • A startlingly original new look at Shelley, a stunning work of scholarship and imagination by one of the most remarkable non-fiction writers in Britain.

  • Another extraordinary work of history by the author of PILATE.

  • Anne Wroe's extraordinary and compelling biography of a very elusive figure.

  • 'Popular history at the highest level' Independent