a measured, well-founded, wise, witty, and intensely interesting vindication. (TLS
About the Author
William St. Clair
is the author of That Greece Might Still be Free
, awarded the Heinemann prize by the Royal Society of Literature. He is also a leading scholar of Byron and Shelley and was awarded the Time Life prize and Macmillan silver pen for his The Godwins and the Shelleys
in 1989. He is a contributor to the Financial Times
and other journals, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.