Richard Holmes's great work of biographical exploration, rejacketed
and republished alongside its sister volume 'Sidetracks'. In 1985,
Richard Holmes published a small book of essays called 'Footsteps'
and the writing of biography was changed forever. A daring mix of
travel, biographical sleuthing and personal memoir, it broke all
the conventions of the genre and remains ons of the most
intoxicating, magical works of modern literary exploration ever... more...