Charles Dickens: A Brain on Fire! 🔥

Waterloo: with Bernard Cornwell

June 18, 2022 Dominic Gerrard Episode 12
Charles Dickens: A Brain on Fire! 🔥
Waterloo: with Bernard Cornwell
Show Notes

On the 207th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo Dominic is joined by the inimitable Bernard Cornwell OBE.

Author of the hugely successful Sharpe series which takes the reader through the Napoleonic Wars, Bernard's latest novel Sharpe's Assassin  is now available in paperback and follows the events of the occupation of Paris immediately after Napoleon's defeat. Bernard has also written a straight history of Waterloo which is an indispensable guide to the campaign.

Dickens was only 3 years old on that day, which defined Britain's global position for a century ...

In this episode ‘Over the Hills and Far Away’ is sung by Georgina White 

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Situated in the beautiful Hampshire village of Chawton .

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Host: Dominic Gerrard
Series Artwork: Léna Gibert
Original Music: Dominic Gerrard

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