Agent: Julian Alexander
Matthew Parker is a critically acclaimed historian who has written for most UK national newspapers as well as lecturing around the world and contributing to TV and radio programmes in the UK, Canada and the US. He is also an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
His books include The Battle of Britain, Monte Cassino, Panama Fever, The Sugar Barons, which explores the sweeping history of the sugar plantations and the human stories of the families whose fortunes rose and fell with those of the West Indian empire and Golden Eye: Ian Fleming in Jamaica, a beautifully written, revealing and original exploration of Fleming's extraordinary time spent on the stunning north coast of the island.
In his latest book, Willoughbyland, Matthew reveals with great wit and scholarship the untold story of the spectacular rise and fall of Willoughbyland.