The fast-paced history of the little-known war between Germany and Denmark which shaped a century, told for the first time - now a BBC drama
Tom Buk-Swienty is a Danish journalist and history writer. He has been the US correspondent for several major Danish newspapers, is a former fellow at the Cullman Center of the New York Public Library and now teaches at the University of Southern Denmark. The Danish editions of 1864 have sold over 150,000 copies locally and formed the basis for the biggest Danish TV production in history.
Tom Buk-Swienty tells a story packed with vivid incident and
intriguing characters, and which crackles with narrative energy --
Christopher Silvester * Financial Times *
An irresistible read * Times *
Excellently written * Morning Star *