Published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the school, this beautifully illustrated hardback volume provides a compelling and colourful narrative of Charterhouse from its founding by Thomas Sutton in the seventeenth century to the present day and beyond.
The book provides a fascinating insights into the school's rich and inspiring story through anecdotes contributed by alumni and teachers, archival details, elegant writing and stunning images.
"I think it's a marvellous achievement - beautifully designed and produced and will, without doubt, be treasured by Carthusians, and for years to come."
The Revd John Witheridge, Headmaster, Charterhouse
"This portrait is superbly produced, a book to handle, to cherish and to browse but it should not be confined only to the coffee table ... a wonderful anniversary portrait of a great and distinguished school."
Conference & Common Room, Summer 2011
Advisory Editor Ernst Zillekens with photographs by Roger Smeeton