About the Author
Rosemary Hill is a writer and historian. Her biography, God’s Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain (2007) won the Wolfson History Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Elizabeth Longford Prize and the Marsh Biography Award. In 2008 she published a prize-winning study of Stonehenge and its cultural legacy. She is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books, a visiting professor at the University of York, a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Society of Literature, and a quondam fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.