Chambers Biographical Dictionary is quite easily the best reference book in the world
)Simply all you need to know about anyone
)Incomparably the best
(The Sunday Times
)Some people leave a deeper footprint in the sands of time than others. In these pages we have access to their particular stories and identities. It is a rich cornucopia of life experience
(Dame Joan Bakewell
Just about all the people who really matter in one handy and endlessly browsable book.
About the Author
Chambers is one of the world`s most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative and completely reliable language and reference titles covers English-language dictionaries, thesauruses, bilingual dictionaries, crosswords, puzzles and games and specialist titles on subjects such as biography, quotations, literary characters, science and technology and world history. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.