Hull History Tour is a unique insight into the fascinating history of this famous old fishing port and shows just how much it has changed during the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Readers are invited to follow author and historian Paul Chrystal as he guides them through its streets and alleyways, pointing out the well-known and lesser-known landmarks along the way.
Paul Chrystal was educated at the Universities of Hull and Southampton where he took degrees in Classics and wrote his MPhil thesis on attitudes to women in Roman love poetry. He appears regularly on BBC local radio the World Service. He is the author of over fifty books on a wide range of subjects, including histories of northern places, social histories of tea and of chocolate, a history of confectionery in Yorkshire, and various aspects of classical literature and Roman history.