'Stupendous in scale, trenchant in style and handsomely produced... epic'
'Impressive...[He] writes with extraordinary authority...[It] has to be admired' -- Wall Street Journal
'Judts clear-eyed judgment and mastery of detail are at their absolute best
This magnificently rich and readable book' -- Sunday Times
'Rich and immensely detailed' -- New York Times
A book that has the pace of a thriller and the scope of an encyclopaedia...a very considerable achievement -- New York Review of Books
Hard to imagine how a better history of the emergence of Europe from the ashes of 1945 could be written -- Sir Ian Kershaw, author of the prize-winning international bestseller, Hitler
Judts clear-eyed judgment and mastery of detail are at their absolute best
This magnificently rich and readable book -- Sunday Times
Tony Judt brilliantly demonstrates an acute sensitivity to and regard for the true Europe. -- Lord (David) Owen
we are treated to learned disquisitions on the Beatles, youth culture, soccer, film,decline of French intellectuals, architecture,urban planning... -- New York Sun
A magisterial and acclaimed history of Europe in our time, by one of our leading historians, shortlisted for the Pulitzer and Samuel Johnson Prizes.
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