LEIGH FORBES: Books of all Sorts

19th December 2017
by Leigh Forbes

Island on Fire: the extraordinary story of Laki, the volcano that turned eighteenth-century Europe dark

Alexandra Witze and Jeff Kanipe. A brilliant book, which looks at the 1783 eruption of Laki, one of Iceland’s most damaging volcanoes, as well as others in Iceland and around the world. Drawing from the eyewitness account of local minister, … Continue reading