'A brilliant and convincing account of the man who was Italy's dictator for more than 20 years' Christopher Hibbert, The Week
About the Author
Denis Mack Smith is the author of twenty volumes on Italian history, all of which have been translated into Italian, and he has sold in excess of a million books in that country. He is an Honorary Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and of Wolfson College, Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He has been awarded a dozen literary prizes as well as the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize (for Mussolini's Roman Empire) and the Wolfson Prize. In 1996 he was appointed a Grand Officer of the Italian Order of Merit.