"A rich and readable book." -- Jan Morris, Spectator
"An unhaloed portrait of a very great man ... First rate, absorbing, informative, judicious." -- New York Times
"This superb new biography differs from all previous ones in its political and historical sophistication... -- Fawn M. Brodie, New York Times Book Review
"Well researched and written, both analytical and intuitive ... an excellent biography." -- Richard West, Sunday Times
'beautifully written...this splendid volume gives a masterly insight into his life and works' -- John Oates, The Times, 20 October 2001
About the Author
Tim Jeal is a highly acclaimed biographer and novelist, and author of Baden-Powell: Founder of the Boy Scouts (ISBN 0 300 09103 6, pb ), also published by Yale University Press.