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            The Telegraph For lovers of the Aegean, it is as close to being the definitive guidebook to the region as you are ever going to get.”

Daily Telegraph

 The Economist  … delightful, well-observed, literary accompaniments to the Greek islands, by a British scholar.”

The Economist,
Books of the Year

Sunday Herald

So evocative and informative, one hardly needs to go… Lovely…
Bettany Hughes,
Sunday Herald – Books of the Year


There has never been a Greek islands guide like this one.
James Campbell,
Times Literary Supplement


Anyone who likes to explore the environment, history, and culture of the planet will instantly recognise the value of these books… [the] passion is endearing, and the accessible style in which the series is written makes them addictive…
Mark Merrony,
in Minerva

 The Journal of Classics Teaching  Clear explanations, combining fine detail with acute observation, intelligent interpretation and well-judged speculation provide a model for how the best can be got out of a complex site… For the committed investigator, these are essential buys.

Peter Jones,
The Journal of Classics Teaching

 Barnaby Rogerson  a “remarkable achievement – a complete, island by island, 3,000 page survey of all the historical monuments in the Aegean…

Barnaby Rogerson,
Country Life

 World Archaeology  a real strength of these books lies in their descriptions of the Medieval and post-Medieval islands…. McGilchrist is at his best describing the ambience… in Naxos where there are more than 130 Byzantine churches…

Andrew Selkirk,
Current World Archaeology

Paul Hetherington,
 … can only be praised, and will set a standard that has to be permanently recognised and valued.

Paul Hetherington,
author of The Greek Islands: Byzantine and Medieval Buildings

 Prof. Jon Stallworthy,
Wolfson College, Oxford
 Wonderful… superbly structured; immense learning elegantly, unobtrusively offered; and outstandingly well written

Prof. Jon Stallworthy,
Wolfson College, Oxford

Charles Arnold,
 A work of astonishing scope, quality and insight.

Charles Arnold,
author of Mediterranean Islands




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