'There are few historians who possess Timothy Snyder's winning combination of languages, stylish story-telling and analytical insight; in The Red Prince, he has produced a gem' Guardian
Timothy Snyder received his doctorate from the University of Oxford in 1997. He has held fellowships in Paris and Vienna, and an Academy Scholarship at Harvard. He has written and edited a number of critically-acclaimed and prize-winning books about twentieth-century European history, including The Reconstruction of Nations and Sketches from a Secret War. He teaches at Yale University.
"Riotous and engrossing" * Independent *
"Snyder's portrait of the Hapsburgs in all their eccentricity is a delight...Snyder is exceptional in bringing not only a vast expertise to the subject, but also an elegant style and a gift for narrative" * Sunday Times *
"As a vivid portrait of a vanished world the book is superb, being both prodigiously researched and elegantly written" * Daily Telegraph *
"He is one of this country's most talented and innovative historians of Central and Eastern Europe... I hugely admired The Reconstruction of Nations and eagerly look forward to The Red Prince" -- Niall Ferguson
"Snyder's biography brilliantly baits his readers with a glittering subject" * The Times, Books of the Year *