An enthralling story of an eighteenth-century family and their extraordinary achievements which went on to alter the course of history and help shape the modern world as we know it today. 

Four brothers, three sisters. Brought up in a Northumberland rectory and in the close of Durham Cathedral, the Sharps would achieve exalted positions at the heart of British society.  In this vivid, moving biography, Hester Grant explores the values and enduring bonds that inspired their success.  The Good Sharps brings to life not just the family who realised that the future could be different, but the new world that they created. 

Chaired by Cinzia Hardy

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