RACHEL TRETHEWEY read History at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where she won the Philip Geddes Prize for student journalism. During her subsequent journalist career she wrote features for the Daily Mail and Daily Express. She regularly reviews historical books and biographies for The Independent. Her astonishing history of the Red Cross pearl necklace campaign of 1918, 'Pearls Before Poppies', was published by the History Press in March 2018.

Books by Rachel Trethewey