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  • The Age of Napoleonby Alistair Horne

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    The age of Napoleon transformed Europe, laying the foundations for the modern world. Now Alistair Horne, one of the great chroniclers of French history gives us a fresh account of that remarkable time. Born into poverty on the remote island of Corsica, he rose to prominence in the turbulent years following the French Revolution, when most of Europe... more...

  • La Belle Franceby Alistair Horne

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.95

    La Belle France is a sweeping, grand narrative written with all the verve, erudition, and vividness that are the hallmarks of the acclaimed British historian Alistair Horne. It recounts the hugely absorbing story of the country that has contributed to the world so much talent, style, and political innovation. Beginning with Julius Caesar?s division... more...

  • A Savage War of Peaceby Alistair Horne

    New York Review Books 2011; US$ 19.95

    The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as many European settlers were driven into exile. Above all, the war was marked... more...

  • The Fall of Parisby Alistair Horne

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 20.78

    The collapse of France in 1870 had an overwhelming impact ? on Paris, on France and on the rest of the world. People everywhere saw Paris as the centre of Europe and the hub of culture, fashion and invention. Suddenly France, not least to the disbelief of her own citizens, was gripped in the vice of the Iron Chancellor?s armies and forced to surrender... more...

  • To Lose a Battleby Alistair Horne

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 30.38

    In 1940, the German army fought and won an extraordinary battle with France in six weeks of lightning warfare. With the subtlety and compulsion of a novel, Horne?s narrative shifts from minor battlefield incidents to high military and political decisions, stepping far beyond the confines of military history to form a major contribution to our understanding... more...

  • The Price of Gloryby Alistair Horne

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 20.78

    The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at least 700,000 men fell, along a front of fifteen miles. Its aim was less to defeat the enemy than bleed him to death and a battleground whose once fertile terrain is even now a haunted wilderness. Alistair Horne's classic work, continuously in print for over fifty years, is a profoundly... more...

  • Macmillanby Alistair Horne

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 20.24

    Alistair Horne's magisterial official biography of Harold Macmillan, reissued to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of publication. With a Foreword by Lord Carrington more...

  • To Lose a Battleby Alistair Horne

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 11.38

    The author has sifted through the vast Nazi archives and the fragmentary records of the beaten Allies to tell the story of the fall of France. The author also wrote "The Price of Glory: Verdun, 1916" and "The Fall of Paris 1870-71". more...

  • A Bundle From Britainby Alistair Horne

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 9.48

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  • A Savage War of Peaceby Alistair Horne

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 9.48

    A sharp and honest treatment of a brutal conflict. more...