The Face of Britain: The Nation through Its Portraits

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Simon Schama

Narrated By: Simon Schama, Roy McMillan

Publisher: Penguin Books LTD

Date: September 2015

Duration: 14 hours 23 minutes


Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Face of Britain by Simon Schma, read by Simon Schama and Roy McMillian.

Churchill and his painter locked in a struggle of stares and glares; Gainsborough watching his daughters run after a butterfly; a naked John Lennon five hours before his death.

Simon Schama has written a tour de force about British portraits over the centuries in which the image-maker, the subject and everyone else looking on are brought unforgettably to life. Mesmerising in its extraordinary storytelling, and beautifully illustrated, The Face of Britain will change the way we see our past -- and ourselves.


Face of Britain: The Nation through Its Portraits

by Simon Schama

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Face of Britain: The Nation through Its Portraits, Simon Schama