Devil-Land
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Clare Jackson is the Senior Tutor of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. She has presented a number of highly successful programmes on the Stuart dynasty for the BBC and is the author of Charles II in the Penguin Monarchs series.

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The book is a big historical advance. Epic in scale, briskly paced and elegantly written, it reveals just how much of the momentum driving the rollercoaster of 17th-century English politics flowed from the religious, cultural and military revolutions that were transforming Europe. Ours, it turns out, is a very un-insular "Island Story". And its 17th-century chapter will never look quite the same again. -- John Adamson * Sunday Times *

The story of the rise and fall of the Stuart dynasty in England, as seen through the eyes of our often confused European neighbours ... Wonderfully clear and original. -- Leanda de Lisle * The Times *
A bracingly revisionist view of our history in the century after the Armada ... after reading Devil-Land 'this sceptered isle' and 'demi-paradise' is unlikely to look quite the same ever again. -- David Reynolds * New Statesman *
Fascinating. This Stuart-centred view from across the Channel of the years 1588-1688 offers a fresh, provocative and highly readable take on one of the most formative centuries of English history. -- David Reynolds, author of Island Stories: An Unconventional History of Britain
Wonderful ... So vivid, plunges you into the chaos and the uncertainty, and inevitably has echoes of now. It reminds us that states are not inevitabilities, and that they're formed out of chaos and may go back to the conditions of their formation. -- Fintan O'Toole

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