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Product details

  • Paperback: 708 pages
  • Publisher: John Murray; New edition edition (3 April 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0719555477
  • ISBN-13: 978-0719555473
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 4 x 23.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,337,266 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An impeccably researched and written biography" (THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 20030413)

"A biography as definitive as such a work can ever be . . . a splendid book" (Evening Standard 20030413)

"Magnificent" (Oxford Times 20030620)

"One of the best biographies of our time . . . a book of outstanding excellence" (New Statesman 20030620)

About the Author

David Gilmour's books include the award-winning biographies, The Last Leopard: a Life of Giuseppe di Lampedusa and The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling. He is also the author of Cities of Spain and several works on the politics of Spain and the Middle East. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a former Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford, he is a contributor to The Spectator, the Financial Times and the New York Review of Books.


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