Speaker - Giles Milton, Tour Leader - Jon Baines Tours

Jon Baines ToursSpeaker - Giles Milton

Giles Milton is the is the internationally best-selling author of nine works of narrative non-fiction including 'Nathaniel's Nutmeg', 'Big Chief Elizabeth', 'Samurai William', 'The Riddle and the Knight', 'White Gold', 'Paradise Lost', 'Wolfram', 'Russian Roulette', 'Fascinating Footnotes from History'. his most recent work is 'Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare'. He is also the author of three novels, 'The Perfect Corpse', 'According to Arnold' and 'Edward Trencom's Nose'.

Giles Milton’s book 'Nathaniel’s Nutmeg' is currently under option in America for a major TV series while his most recent title, 'Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare' is also under option.

His books have been translated into more than twenty languages and have been serialised on both the BBC and in British newspapers.

The Times described Milton as being able ‘to take an event from history and make it come alive’, while The New York Times said that Milton’s ‘prodigious research yields an entertaining, richly informative look at the past.

Milton's works of narrative history rely on personal testimonies, diaries, journals and letters to tell the story of key moments in history, recounted through the eyes of those who were there.

Giles Milton will be a specialist speaker on this cruise, accompanied by a full time national guide.

Speaker - Giles Milton will be leading these tours

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

The Rise and Fall of Empires: A History of Western Turkey by Land and Sea

29 May - 13 Jun 2021

This fascinating tour delves into the history of Turkey with a focus on the great empires that rose and fell in this area - in particular, the great Ottoman Empire. Noted historian and writer Giles...