About the Author
(1916-2003) was the pre-eminent Tory historian of his day. In addition to his masterpiece, his biography of Disraeli,
his books include Bonar Law: The Unknown Prime Minister
, The Conservative Party from Peel to John Major
and a volume in the Paladin History of England, (a series which he edited), The Decline of Power, 1915-1964
. These and Disraeli's Grand Tour
are all being reissued in Faber Finds.