Jeremy Poolman

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The Road of Bonesis the story of Russia's greatest road. For over 200 years, the route of the Vladimirka Road has been at the centre of the nation's history, having witnessed everything from the first human footsteps to the rise of Putin and his oil-rich oligarchy. Tsars, wars, famine and wealth: all have crossed and travelled this road, but no-one has ever told its story.

In pursuit of the sights, sounds and voices both past and present, Jeremy Poolman travels the Vladimirka. Both epic...

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. You Can't Go Home Again.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. A return to the nuthouse from which I somehow escaped.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Okracoke Island, Outer Banks, North Carolina.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Any moment when my six-year-old son slips his hand into mine.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Absurdly, Napoleon III.