From Norman Davies, the acclaimed author of Europe: A History , comes the magical history of Europe's lost realms, selected as a Book of the Year by the Sunday Times , Daily Telegraph , New Statesman , Independent , Guardian and Financial Times .
Europe's history is littered with kingdoms, duchies, empires and republics which have now disappeared but which were once fixtures on the map of their age.
What happened to the once-great Mediterranean 'Empire of Aragon'?
Where did the half-forgotten kingdoms of Burgundy go?
Which current nations will one day become a distant memory too?
This original and enthralling book peers through the cracks of history to discover the stories of lost realms across the centuries.