Giles Milton

Giles Milton
Alexandra Milton

Giles Milton is a writer and journalist. He has contributed articles to most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications, and specializes in the history of travel and exploration.  In the course of his researches, he has traveled extensively in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas.  He has written several books of nonfiction, including the bestselling Nathaniel’s Nutmeg, and has been translated into fifteen languages worldwide. He is the author of the novel Edward Trencom's Nose.


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Nathaniel's Nutmeg

Giles Milton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A true tale of high adventure in the South Seas. The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the Indonesian archipelago. Just two miles long and...


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The Boy Who Went to War

Giles Milton
Thomas Dunne Books

A powerful and true story of warfare and human survival that exposes a side of World War II that is unknown by many— this is the story of Wolfram Aïchele, a...


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Big Chief Elizabeth

Giles Milton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In April 1586, Queen Elizabeth I acquired a new and exotic title. A tribe of Native Americans had made her their weroanza—a word that meant "big chief"....


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Edward Trencom's Nose

Giles Milton
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

Situated on London’s Foster Lane, there is a quintessentially Georgian, redbrick house with a green door bearing the sign trencoms, 1662. It’s the home of the...


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White Gold

Giles Milton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The true story of white European slaves in eighteenth century Algiers, Tunis, and Morocco In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and...


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Samurai William

Giles Milton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An eye-opening account of the first encounter between England and Japan, by the acclaimed author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg In 1611, the merchants of London's...


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The Riddle and the Knight

Giles Milton
Picador

Giles Milton's first book, The Riddle and the Knight, is a fascinating account of the legend of Sir John Mandeville, a long-forgotten knight who was once the...


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