Mike Dash


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Mike Dash, the author of Tulipomania, Batavia's Graveyard, Thug, Satan's Circus and now The First Family, was born, in 1963, just outside London, and educated at Gatow School, Berlin, Wells Cathedral School, Somerset, and Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he read history and ran the Cambridge student magazine. From there he moved on to King's College, London, where in 1990 he completed an unusually obscure PhD thesis describing British submarine policy between the Crimean and the First World Wars.

Dash's first job, for which he was thoroughly unqualified, was compiling about a quarter of the entries for Harrap's Dictionary of Business and Finance (1988), a volume that he researched via clandestine meetings in a London Spud-U-Like with a college f
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Batavia's Graveyard: The Tr...

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Borderlands: The Ultimate E...

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The Limit: Engineering On T...

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“The pack of all disasters has moulded together and fallen on my neck.” FRANCISCO PELSAERT”
Mike Dash, Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny

“The gunner drew a knife and slashed at Gerritsz’s back, bawling: “Out, cats and dogs—you have been masters here long enough, now I [will be master] for a while.” The steward ran for his life, leaving the bottle room unguarded, and soon several of Janssen’s shipmates had joined him in sampling the fine wines and spirits within.”
Mike Dash, Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny

“Who Wants to Be Stabbed to Death?” “What a godless life is that which has been lived here.” FRANCISCO PELSAERT”
Mike Dash, Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny

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