A deeply researched, well-written and comprehensive biography which vividly brings its subject and the milieu of the Scottish Reformation to life but, even more significantly, the author's approach to Knox is uniquely different to the contemporary preconception of a ranting dogmatic misogynist.
This man of action lived a dramatic life he was a galley slave, an exile, and a man who lived at the very centre of one of the most volatile periods in Christian and Scottish history, keeping his integrity intact.
Roderick Graham has been an award-winning producer and director in TV drama. He was also Head of TV Drama for BBC Scotland and he has written numerous radio plays and two dramatised biographies. Drawing on his considerable talent for bringing key people in history to life, he writes in a well-reasearched and enthralling style.