Author and historian Mike Rouse to launch new book on the history of Ely

Ely author Mike Rouse is launching his new book - The Story of Ely - next week.

Ely author Mike Rouse is launching his new book - The Story of Ely - next week. - Credit: Archant

Local author and historian Mike Rouse will be signing copies of his latest book which explores the fascinating history of the city he grew up in.

Mike Rouse.

Mike Rouse. - Credit: Archant

‘The Story of Ely’ recalls pivotal events which have shaped the city’s past, as well as exploring its architectural development and heritage.

The illustrated book brings to life Ely’s history, from its annual fairs and the war years to powerful bishops and famous residents.

Councillor Rouse, who has penned over 30 books, will launch ‘The Story of Ely’ at a private event on Thursday September 8, before signing copies at the city’s oldest established bookshop, Burrows, on Saturday September 10.


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