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Titans of History

Titans of History

Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
$30.00(NZD)  inc GST
Description

Simon Sebag Montefiore, one of our pre-eminent historians, presents the lives of the giants who have made our world. The cast varies from conquerors, poets, kings, empresses and whores to psychopaths, composers and explorers. Informative, entertaining, inspiring and sometimes horrifying, this is a history of the world that contains the stories and characters that everyone should know and no one should forget.

Author description

Simon Sebag Montefiore was born in 1965 and read history at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University. Catherine the Great & Potemkin was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson, Duff Cooper, and Marsh Biography Prizes. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won the History Book of the Year Prize at the British Book Awards. Young Stalin won the Costa Biography Award (UK), the LA Times Book Prize for Biography (US), Le Grand Prix de la Biographie Politique (France) and the Kreisky Prize for Political Literature (Austria). He lives with his wife, the novelist Santa Montefiore, and their two children in London.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781780870267
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : May 2012
  • : 198mm X 132mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2012
  • : December 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Simon Sebag Montefiore
  • : Paperback
  • : 812
  • : 920.02
  • : 480
  • : 16pp colour illustrations