Amazonia

Years before he found fame with Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome was swept up in the dramatic events of the Russian Revolution, living a dangerous double life as a journalist and agent for both the Bolsheviks and the Foreign Office.

War, revolution, espionage and romance feature in this biographical portrait of one of our best-loved children's authors.

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Years before he found fame with Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome was swept up in the dramatic events of the Russian Revolution, living a dangerous double life as a journalist and agent for both the Bolsheviks and the Foreign Office.

War, revolution, espionage and romance feature in this biographical portrait of one of our best-loved children's authors.