Julia Blackburn
Radio Plays
and Stories
News and Events
Vintage Books

Napoleon spent the final six years of his life imprisoned on the island of Saint Helena in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean.
In writing this book I kept thinking of Hamlet’s words - "I could be bounded in a nutshell and count myself a king of infinite space, were it not that I have bad dreams."

"Part autobiography, part travelogue, part history, it adds up to a melancholy and exquisitely bizarre essay on fame, mortality and the vanity of human wishes" London Review of Books

Time Song
Thin Paths
Thomas Blackburn's Selected Poems
The Three of Us
My Animals and Other Family
With Billie
Old Man Goya
The Leper's Companions
The Book of Colour
Daisy Bates in
the Desert
The Emperor's
Last Island
Charles Waterton
The White Men
Murmurations of Love,
Grief and Starlings