In the new issue, Miles Russell explores the secrets of the Celts, shining a light on life in ancient Britain with the help of a 900-year-old chronicle written by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
Meanwhile, Dominic Sandbrook outlines how science fiction was inspired by more earthly anxieties.
Elsewhere in the magazine, Simon Guerrier profiles Elizabeth Cromwell, the lord protector’s mysterious first lady.
And David Reynolds explores how we’ve honoured the First World War dead over the past 100 years.
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