Jim Ring

Written to mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice, award-winning biographer and naval historian Jim Ring reveals the pivotal role of the Navy in the ‘war to end all wars’. Co-director of the Sea Fever literary festival in Norfolk, Jim is a distinguished documentary film producer. His 2003 book We Come Unseen, about the cold war submarine service, won the Mountbatten Maritime Media Award; his biography of Erskine Childers (1996) won the Marsh Prize for biography. He has also written on the story of the British attachment to the Alps and our bond with the French Riviera.