From the Publisher
A serious biography of this man, who certainly came closer to the stature of Clausewitz than any other in the twentieth century, has long been overdue. And we are fortunate that the task has fallen to so erudite and percipient a stylist as Mr Danchev Alan Clark, Daily Telegraph
About the Author
John Keegan in his review of ALCHEMIST OF WAR in The Spectator described Danchev as "one of the two most brilliant people [he] taught at Sandhurst". He is currently Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham. In addition to editing the Alanbrooke WAR DIARIES he is the author of an acclaimed life of Basil Liddell hart, ALCHEMIST OF WAR.