Wednesday 20th January
Nathaniel's Nutmeg and Fascinating Footnotes in History
Giles Milton is a writer who specialises in narrative history. His books have been published in twenty languages worldwide and are international best-sellers. He is best known for his 1999 best-selling title, Nathaniel's Nutmeg, a historical account of the violent struggle between the English and Dutch for control of the world supply of nutmeg in the early 17th century. This book was serialised by BBC Radio 4. In the eastern spice trade, nutmeg was worth more than gold and we shall hear fascinating stories that make our past so intriguing.