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Adam Zamoyski was born in New York but has spent most of his life in England. He was educated at Downside and Queen's College, Oxford. A freelance historian with a singular command of languages, he has written a bestselling history of Poland, as well as three books of military history and three biographies. These include the widely acclaimed and bestselling '1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow' its sequel 'Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna', 'Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots and Revolutionaries, 1776-1871', 'Warsaw 1920: Lenin's Failed Conquest of Europe' and most recently, 'Chopin' published by HarperCollins in 2010. He is married to the artist Emma Sergeant and lives in London.