'A compelling and illuminating account of a great drama in the history of our times which showed once again that ordinary men and women really can change the world' Jonathan Dimbleby, MAIL ON SUNDAY
Victor Sebestyen was born in Budapest. He was an infant when his family left Hungary as refugees. As a journalist, he has worked on numerous British newspapers. He reported widely from Eastern Europe when Communism collapsed in 1989. At the London Evening Standard he was foreign editor, media editor and chief leader writer. His first book, TWELVE DAYS, was highly acclaimed.
A highly readable synopsis of some of the most rapid days in modern history. - The Age