“With devastating command of his subject, Antony Beevor shows how one commander’s hubris destroyed an army. This is not a tale of heroes, although heroes are present. It’s a story about the ugliness of war... No one beats Beevor at recreating the bewildering cacophony of war.” The Times History Book of the Year
“This is a magnificent book . . . like Ian Kershaw, he has an an impressive knack for placing people and events in the overall shift of history.” The Australian
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Antony Beevor: The number one bestselling historian in Britain

Beevor’s books have appeared in thirty-three languages and have sold more than eight million copies. A former chairman of the Society of Authors, he has received a number of honorary doctorates. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Kent and an Honorary Fellow of King’s College, London. He was knighted in 2017.

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Auckland Writers Festival Interview

23rd May 2019

A conversation with Michael Williams at this year’s Auckland Writers Festival. Here he discusses his latest work: Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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