Andrew Roberts is one of Britain's foremost young historians Andrew Roberts won the James Stern Silver Pen Prize for Non-Fiction and was the Joint Winner of the Wolfson Prize for History 'It is one of Andrew Roberts's merits that, as well as being intelligent, hard- working and opinionated, he gets great fun out of his writing. His books are consequently not only genuinely important but also a pleasure to read' Philip Ziegler, Daily Telegraph 'A brilliant survey of warefare and character in the early years of the 19th century' Paul Johnson, Sunday Telegraph 25,000 hardbacks and 35,000 paperbacks sold to date. Re-issued as low-priced B format
Andrew Roberts took a first in Modern History at Cambridge. He has been a professional historian since the publication of his life of Lord Halifax, THE HOLY FOX, in 1991. He contributes regularly to THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH. Lives in Chelsea, London, and has two children.