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Eugene Byrne is an author and freelance journalist in Bristol specializing in current affairs and history. He edits a weekly local history section for the Bristol Post newspaper.
He has also written a number of novels, including Things Unborn (2001) and (with Kim Newman) a 20th century alternate history Back in the USSA. His nonfiction books include a graphic biography of Charles Darwin and a beginner’s guide to the life and times of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He is currently working on a history of Bristol in the First World War. His blog is at: http://eugenebyrne. wordpress.com/
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