"..a figure [Blunt] wrested from poetry anthologies and fleshed out into a full-blooded and Byronic character." The Guardian "Elizabeth Longford, the renowned historian, was also one of the finest British biographers of the last century." Independent "Lady Longford...the celebrated biographer." The Daily Telegraph"
About the Author
Elizabeth Longford, 1906 - 2002, was one of the finest British biographers and historians of modern times and an extraordinary individual. She wrote highly acclaimed and award-winning biographies of the Duke of Wellington (still regarded as definitive) Queen Victoria, the present Queen and Byron, among others, continuing to write well into her 90s. The Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography was established in 2003 in her memory.