Author of: Hitler’s British Isles
Duncan Barrett is a writer and editor, specialising in biography and memoir. In 2010 he edited the First World War memoirs of pacifist saboteur Ronald Skirth, published as The Reluctant Tommy.
He is co-author, with Nuala Calvi, of a trio of Sunday Times Top 10 bestsellers including The Sugar Girls and GI Brides, which was also a New York Times bestseller. His latest book Hitler’s British Isles is a fascinating account of the German occupation of the British Channel Islands during the war and an under told story of the extraordinary people who lived through it.
Listen: Duncan Barrett shares an essay about Bob Le Sueur, one of Jersey’s most notorious residents who was awarded an MBE for his efforts in assisting escaped Russian prisoners.