The Silk Roads

Publishing in October, the Children’s edition of Peter Frankopan’s Silk Roads. Illustrated by Neil Packer.

 

 

Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart – the journey along the Silk Roads. From ancient world laws laid down by King Hammurabi and the mighty Persian empire, to terrifying huns, the rise of Europe, two world wars and politics today, The Silk Roads moves through time and history sewing together the threads from different peoples, empires and continents into a phenomenal history of the globe. With stories from each and every corner of society, Frankopan’s magnificent retelling of his literacy triumph The Silk Roads, sumptuously illustrated by Neil Packer, is a must-have world history.

 

 

 

Catch 22

Here is an old illustration from 2003 for the Folio Society edition of Catch 22. I believe that it is still in print and available from the society.