Geert Mak's account of his journey across Europe in 1999, tracing the continent's history from Verdun to Berlin, St Petersburg to Srebrenica in an attempt to define the condition of Europe at the verge of a new millennium.
His journal includes diaries, newspaper reports and memoirs, and the voices of prominent figures and unknown players.
Read by Nicholas Murchie.
World War II and the death of Stalin.
The Hungarian uprising and a bizarre pan-European picnic.
The May Revolution in France and the making of De Gaulle the hero.
Looking for the soul of Brussels and the future of Europe.